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Re: POD as a general documentation system

by jand (Friar)
on Mar 26, 2003 at 21:22 UTC ( #246089=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to POD as a general documentation system

I used to use POD for all kinds of documents. But I was never quite satisfied that POD still has a lot of ugly markup. I guess some may consider this a sacrilege, but I think reStructuredText is both easier to read in pure ASCII form and is more expressive when translated to HTML (yes, you do need a Python interpreter to convert reST to HTML).

I still use POD for everything related to documenting Perl code, but use reST for things like functional specs.

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