[rfc-i] Graceful degradation is key, was: Re: draft-hildebrand-html-rfc
hallam at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 11:22:00 PDT 2012
On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 2:01 PM, John Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
>>No, you can't use tools like grep because once you've found something, you
>>can't see that what you found properly if it doesn't display fully on the
> I grep xml all the time. It does help to know a little bit about
> regular expressions, but I expect that now I've set us up for rants
> about how REs are too complicated, nobody understands them, they're
> impossible to use, and so forth.
I am pretty sure that if using grep on XML was a problem someone would
have written a tool or extension to fix it long since.
> PS to Phill: I grep from my command line, frequently as part of a more
> complex shell command. So sue me.
But do you use it to read documents?
I stopped using the command line for that when I discovered Xman.
More information about the rfc-interest