[rfc-i] Does the canonical RFC format need to be "readable" by developers and others?

Martin Rex mrex at sap.com
Fri Jul 6 05:41:35 PDT 2012


Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-07-06 01:44, Martin Rex wrote:
> > ...
> > Moving away from plain ASCII is magnitudes easier than moving away from
> > XML, which is why ASCII is a pretty good choice in the first place.
> > ...
> 
> If moving away from plain ASCII was "easy", it would have happened already.

rfcmarkup, which produces one HTMLized version of ASCII TXT RFCs and IDs
accessible under http://tools.ietf.org/html/
did not need months of mailing list discussions to come into existence,
and did not require I-D authors to dump their existing authoring tools.

-Martin


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