[rfc-i] New proposal for "canonical and others"
johnl at taugh.com
Sun Jun 17 08:48:29 PDT 2012
>Assuming that there are multiple formats (this seems unfortunate but
>inevitable,) then even if they are generated by tooling there will be
>times when they differ. Based on experience in other contexts when that
>happens, it is very helpful if there is a well define "right answer"
>even before folks get around to fixing the problem.
I've been assuming one form will be canonical/archival/official, and
the other forms will be created mechanically. If there's a problem
with the derivative version, we can fix the translator and redo them.
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