[rfc-i] IETF RFC format <-> W3C pubrules

Phillip Hallam-Baker hallam at gmail.com
Wed May 9 07:02:23 PDT 2012


On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum <iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:

> As for the way forward for the RFC format, it's been a while since I saw anyone disagreeing with HTML. If we can make some kind of transform between XML2RFC and a new HTML format (in both directions) we should be in a good position to start some experimentation where people can write drafts in the new format and then use HTML2XML2RFC to derive the current format. Then once we know what we want we really need we can refine the new format to address the issues that exist today with XML2RFC. Coordination with OASIS and W3C can happen concurrently.

I suspect that the coordination need be little more than someone
making a list of proposals and someone at W3C who knows microformats
to say which already exist and which one to choose where there is a
choice.


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