This may be an extremely naive question, but does reST offer any benefits
On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 9:26 AM, David Goodger <goodger@...> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 1:10 AM, Phillip M. Feldman
> <Phillip.M.Feldman@...> wrote:
> > With reStructured Text, is there any way to produce either bold
> fixed-space text
> > or bold italic text?
> > If not, I'd like to suggest that adding support for these
> > text styles be added.
> It's on the to-do list, but it's not easy to implement. If it were
> easy, it would have been done long ago.
> David Goodger <http://python.net/~goodger>
From: David Goodger <goodger@py...> - 2013-04-08 19:54:00
On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Phillip Feldman
> This may be an extremely naive question, but does reST offer any benefits
> over html?
- easier to write
- easier to read (what-you-see-is-what-you-get plaintext markup)
- readable and simple, yet powerful enough for non-trivial use
- can be converted into useful structured data formats (not limited to
All from http://docutils.sourceforge.net/rst.html
David Goodger <http://python.net/~goodger>