[TxMt] About the reStructuredText bundle

Allan Odgaard throw-away-1 at macromates.com
Mon Apr 30 00:18:20 UTC 2007

On 29. Apr 2007, at 00:20, Steve Lianoglou wrote:

>> The original was setting/using the value of the TM_PYTHON variable  
>> instead.
> So .. I still think this is broken in the bundle.
> If I get it correct, then as the current "Validate Syntax" command  
> stands, it sets TRST like so:  `TRST=${TM_PYTHON:=rst2html.py}`  
> which will set TRST to rst2html.py unless $TM_PYTHON is set.

Yes, this is clearly wrong. I checked in a fix.

>>> (2) I feel like the "Convert Document to HTML" command should  
>>> have its output set to "Create New Document" instead of replacing  
>>> the reST in the file w/ the HTML so you don't blow out the file  
>>> you've been working on.
>> I think this follows the similar command in Markdown. I guess the  
>> idea is that you would only want to use this command within a  
>> bigger HTML document. i.e. you have an HTML document and want to  
>> add something you've written in reST. Then you copy and paste it  
>> in, then select it and convert it to HTML (It's rather unfortunate  
>> that you have to select it again I guess).
> Ahh .. I see. I can see the use for that. I'll just keep my own  
> command along side it to output to a new document for when I don't  
> want that to happen.

Yeah, we had a thread about the issue for Markdown [1]. I think the  
in-place conversion makes sense, but definitely not everyone does.  
For now people will just have to locally change the output to “New  
Window” :)

[1] http://lists.macromates.com/pipermail/textmate/2007-April/ 

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