[rfc-i] For v3: remove <format>?

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Dec 27 02:02:07 PST 2013


On 2013-12-27 06:38, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 3:16 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at vpnc.org> wrote:
>> On Dec 26, 2013, at 11:38 AM, Nico Williams <nico at cryptonector.com> wrote:
>>>>> This needs to be first-class.
>>
>> Sorry, I wasn't clear. Assuming that all the links we want will auto-generated from the <seriesInfo> element, why does <annotation> need to be first class?
>
> seriesInfo works for Internet documents, not for non-IETF/IRTF documents.

"The" link is generated using the "target" attribute on <reference>.

>> That seems like optimizing for a far edge case, particularly because that researcher could just look in the XML, not the HTML.
>
> That's the thing: how will the XML denote links to alternate formats?
> If there's no way to do that, then the researcher couldn't "just look
> in the XML" (i.e., not with XPath/XSLT).

I still don't understand why this is of any importance.

Best regards, Julian



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