[rfc-i] Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Sun May 27 11:12:30 PDT 2012


On May 27, 2012, at 12:22 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 2012-05-27 07:26, Joe Touch wrote:
>> ...
>> It's a representative sample of what MS Word generates from a List style type.
>> 
>> In case that's too subtle - again, that's *representative* of a very widely used commercial tool's interpretation of how to generate HTML.
>> ...
> 
> And why exactly should that influence our choices? Because one tool generates bad HTML that's what our baseline will be?

Word is a lot more than "one tool". And yes, whether we can utilize its output should influence our choices - more than whether someone can generate an XML definition that confounds most editors.

Joe


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