Re: Re: Minor RST rant

From: peterz
Date: Wed Aug 05 2020 - 16:06:05 EST

On Wed, Aug 05, 2020 at 04:49:50PM +0200, Vegard Nossum wrote:
> FWIW, I *really* like how the extra markup renders in a browser, and I
> don't think I'm the only one.

The thing is, I write code in a text editor, not a browser. When a
header file says: read Documentation/foo I do 'gf' and that file gets
opened in a buffer.

Needing a browser is a fail.

> If you want to read .rst files in a terminal, I would suggest using
> something like this:
> $ pandoc -t plain Documentation/core-api/atomic_ops.rst | less

That doesn't help me with people sending me that abysmal shite in diff