[SciPy-Dev] Migrating to Markdown Syntax from reStructured Text in SPC

Andreas Hilboll lists@hilboll...
Thu Jul 4 03:38:32 CDT 2013


On 04.07.2013 10:30, Surya Kasturi wrote:
> Hi all, its just an idea and appreciate your comments.
> 
> I am thinking about migrating text markup that spc currently supports
> from reStructured Text to Markdown..
> 
> Reasons:
> 
> 1. reST has some security issues - Someone can put some raw HTML in it
> and thus creating vulnerabilities.. Better explained at
> 
> https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.4/ref/contrib/markup/#restructured-text
> 
> 2. currently reST to HTML conversion is done on the server side! It
> could be done on client side enabling better text editing and previewing..

Using markdown might also make the notebook export easier, right?

-- Andreas.


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