[eeps] New EEP draft: -discontiguous declaration

Geoffrey Biggs <>
Wed Jun 1 01:26:51 CEST 2011

On 31/05/11 18:10, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:48:09AM +1200, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
>> On 30/05/2011, at 9:49 PM, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
>>> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 01:55:11PM +1200, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
>>>> On 28/05/2011, at 2:00 AM, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
>>>>> I'm sorry, we have changed EEP format into Markdown.
>>>>> See EEP 33: http://www.erlang.org/eeps/eep-0033.html
>>>>> I am not sure if this has been communicated properly,
>>>> I wasn't aware of this at all, and am rather upset about
>>>> it.  Why should I have to learn a new markup language?
>>>> What the X is Markdown, anyway?
>>> It is a markup language in roughly the same spirit as the
>>> previous (Python's reStructuredText) of what you see is what
>>> you get. This one is more like plaintext mail.

Being a small-time fan of reStructuredText but knowing nothing about
Markdown, could you explain what made you decide to change? Is
reStructuredText no longer maintained? Were the tools not suitable?


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