[rfc-i] Number of submission formats

John Levine johnl at taugh.com
Sat Jan 19 08:13:30 PST 2013


>> The Canonical format will be allowed as a Submission format.
>
>This implies that the Canonical format is an editable format.
>Given that we are proposing to allow graphics in the Canonical
>format, that seems like a significant constraint to me. Doesn't
>it exclude PDF/A, for example?

Well, in principle you can generate PDFs with enough editable goop
inside to extract everything you need to recreate the RFC, in practice
that would be more Adobe-fu than I would want to push onto the
production center.

So, yes, it does.  I don't see that as a problem.



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