reStructuredText README support in BitBucket v4.9.0+?

How do we enable reStructuredText support for READMEs in BitBucket? Right now we're using Markdown, but RST would be far, far more useful instead.

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It's an open feature request for us (I'm an Atlassian) to implement it in the product (see, but it looks like there's a marketplace plugin for it:


Thanks. I'm glad to know there's a feature request. The plugin you reference appears to support AsciiDoc, but not reStructuredText. Am I mistaken, or perhaps there's a different plugin?

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