[rfc-i] Better markup may get processed faster

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Tue May 29 09:45:43 PDT 2012



On 5/29/2012 2:18 AM, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
...
> Would it be acceptable if this lead to documents where ABNF is marked up
> being processed faster than documents not having that markup? The delay
> could range between a few minutes (the time it takes to do the manual
> extraction/checking for a shepherd) and a few weeks (the time it takes
> for a shepherd or somebody else to drop the ball because they were
> annoyed at the document, or the author who couldn't care to add the
> markup).

Sure, but the delay for checking grammar and spelling is a similar - but 
much more common (all docs need such checks, vs. a subsetfor ABNF or code).

Optimizing for these sorts of things is a good way to end up with a 
system that is complex enough to result in delays elsewhere too.

Joe


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