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Comparison of Common markup for Markdown and reStructuredText · GitHub

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/10/09

This is a very good comparison of how to use reStructuredText and Markdown well for rendering at GitHub: [WayBackCommon markup for Markdown and reStructuredText · GitHub.

It is being updated by Alex Dupuy over time at and has two sections:

And it refers to which I had missed when starting with reStructuredText a long time ago.

Examples in there are actually more useful to me than these reStructuredText ones:


2 Responses to “Comparison of Common markup for Markdown and reStructuredText · GitHub”

  1. jpluimers said

    Via by Joseph Mitzen:

    You can also use ReST for document generation via Sphinx and Markdown and ReST for blog generation via many static website generators, such as Nikola:

  2. rvelthuis said

    Dunno. I tried both, but like Textile a lot more than Markdown or reStructuredText. It is much more powerful.

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