[csw-maintainers] our documentation source format

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Fri Aug 16 13:27:53 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/8/16 Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>
>> Can we settle for a format or I'm starting a format war?
> I don't think we have choice, everything is already established.
> - Wikidot uses own language
> - Our manual uses reStructuredText
> - On the Wordpress website we use HTML or the WYSIWYG editor
> - On Trac, we're using the Trac wiki syntax
> - On the community site we're using Markdown

What's that? i.e. "community site"

> I think this is all the places we have. 5 markup languages total. It
> sounds bad, but in practice markup languages are easy to learn, in
> most cases you just look at the text around and you can write already.
> If you want to something fancy, there are readily available syntax
> references online.

Alright. Then for our manuals ReST is the format to use. You know, I was
thinking to our project of build farm setup manual which we evoked in the
NMU second proposition.

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