i've just discovered the .rst (reStructuredText) file format. it seems to be a lightweight markup language. another one en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ReStruct

why are so many markup languages needed? it's really similar to .. 🤷‍♂️

@jartigag There are many, like asciidoc etc...

Each of them have their own advantages. Choose what fits you better.

@ekaitz_zarraga i only read its wikipedia article, but it looks the same as markdown, just changing characters.. nothing new, apparently

@jartigag @ekaitz_zarraga nothing new... because reStructuredText actually *predates* Markdown 😁

@estebanm @ekaitz_zarraga ah! oh! 😂😂
i never get used to the fact that python and those things are so old 😁

@ekaitz_zarraga @jartigag My point is that many of those probably predate Markdown, or at least they predate the Markdown "monopoly".

I'm guessing that in some/many of those cases they would have used Markdown instead of making their own.

@ekaitz_zarraga @jartigag I think Markdown is newer than all mentioned so far, yes. So yeah 😃

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