descriptionLiterate programming with reStructuredText
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Literate Programming with reStructuredText

The idea is that you do not document programs (after the fact), but write documents that contain the programs.

John Max Skaller

What is it

PyLit (Python Literate) provides a plain but efficient tool for literate programming: a bidirectional text/code converter.


Put in Python’s Module Search Path.


Included (see the doc directory)


© 2005, 2009 Günter Milde.


PyLit is free software, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.

PyLit is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

2017-02-23 Günter Mildepylit 0.7.10master
2017-02-23 Günter Mildetest update
2017-02-23 Günter MildeDocumentation update
2015-09-01 Günter MildeSmall documentation update (prepare move to repo.or...
2011-10-12 Günter MildeMore adaptions github (still incomplete)
2011-10-12 Günter MildePrepare for Github,
2011-10-12 mildeUpdate stylesheet to work with the new standard "code...
2011-10-12 mildeminor fixes
2011-04-05 mildeDecode doctest string if "magic comment" gives encoding.
2011-03-31 mildeFix code->text conversion with option directives.
2011-03-30 mildeallow directive options following the "code" directive,
2010-06-23 mildeFix typos, changelog as table
2010-06-23 mildeNew command line option --codeindent.
2009-12-15 mildeNew version 0.7.6
2009-08-31 mildeapply patch from bugreport #16193: dont copy files...
2009-08-31 mildeyellowish background for literal text
16 months ago master