I am not asking just for recommendations, I am asking for a detailed explanation of why your recommendations are the best over other libraries.
My use case is in a forum. No other details should be needed, but feel free to ask.
I need the following text formattings to be supported:
Optional, but requested:
- embedded images
I need (what you think are) the best Python 3 compatible modules (preferably via
pip) specifically to convert the following markup languages to HTML:
HTML, of course, is a given.
No need to convert them back. I do however need to be able to disable specific formatting (like headers in comments) if need be.
If there are any other markup languages you think belong on a forum editor, let me know.
These modules should be lightweight, and not too difficult to install. They must also be open source compatible.