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

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Fri Jul 6 14:34:40 PDT 2012



On 7/6/2012 12:49 PM, John Levine wrote:
>> Constrained HTML.
>
> So long as there's a mechanical two-way conversion to the XML that the
> rest of us use that fully preserves the semantics in both directions,
> that's OK with me.

Why assume XML conversion?

If we're talking about a new solution, then backwards compatibility with 
a source format that is NOT required by the RFC Editor should not be 
expected or required.

Joe


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