[rfc-i] Internet Draft Format

Phillip Hallam-Baker hallam at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 19:39:55 PDT 2012


It can?

When I open the xml with Chrome or IE I get the XML parse tree.


On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM, John Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
>>And I'm taking the trouble to walk through this to make the point that
>>agreeing on "IETF canonical HTML" is going to be a big long subtle
>>argument, and I’m not sure it’s worth having.
>
> I don't see the advantage of IETF canonical HTML over xml2rfc.  Any
> modern browser can render xml2rfc directly so long as it points to a
> suitable stylesheet.  Unlike subset HTML, xml2rfc is already defined,
> and already supported by a variety of production software, including
> xml2rfc itself, rendering programs such as saxon, using an XSLT style
> sheet, and editors such as xxe.
>
> If you want HTML, or plain text, or just about any other display
> format, the tools already exist.  I routinely read drafts on my Kindle
> using off the shelf tools that turn XML into HTML and the HTML into
> mobi.
>
> R's,
> John
>
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