[rfc-i] feedback on draft-hoffman-rfcformat-canon-others-00, was: RFC Format - final requirements and next steps

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Fri May 18 00:36:04 PDT 2012


On 2012-05-17 23:50, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On May 17, 2012, at 11:52 AM, Joe Touch wrote:
> 
>> I'm saying that Sec 2 says nothing about how those items are indicated. If that's the intent, then it should be stated.
>>
>> I.e., why are paragraphs defined, but none of the others?
>>
>> Do you mean that "all text items - paragraphs, headings, list items, etc." are unwrapped text excluding CR/NL characters?
> 
> Yes. And you're right: I should be more explicit. I'll add this to the next draft.

I would prefer that CR/NL/LF/TAB are allowed but treated as a single space.
Isn't that how they are treated in *ML anyway?

This is very helpful when editing marked up text in a plain ASCII editor.
Some of us do that, you know ;-)

    Brian


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