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Wednesday, 2002-9-4

reStructured Text

In the comments on 8/30 (the entry with the pretty lake picture),
I mentioned [re]Structured Text as one possible semi-standardized,
lightweight minimal markup language. It has the advantage of borrowing
from conventions that have years of real usage on USENET, which
conventions developed in an ad-hoc manner, rather than being explicitly
designed. And there's a good-sized population of USENET users already
familiar with the style of marks that it uses.

Check out




for a couple of pointers into the python doc SIG; and there is
some actual Python code and other stuff I haven't read in


In particular,


might be worth looking at.

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Oxymoron of the day

Military "Solution"

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