[rfc-i] issue: canonical formats

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Mon Jun 4 14:52:37 PDT 2012



On 6/3/2012 1:12 PM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> On 3 Jun 2012, at 17:59 , Joe Hildebrand wrote:
>
>> By hand, an HTML format may be slightly more difficult to edit than xml2rfc
>> format.  However there are more tools to deal with HTML, for example ones
>> that show you the rendered version in real-time as you modify the source.
>
>> It's roughly a wash on ease of authoring so far, at least for me.
>
> We must be living in vastly different worlds. Lightly structured
> HTML with no provisions for special display tricks is much more easy
> to edit than the XML2RFC format. The nesting / containment alone adds
> a significant amount of extra time/effort.

+1



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