[rfc-i] List aesthetics and run-on numbering

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Apr 21 22:08:49 PDT 2014


On 2014-04-22 05:25, Tony Hansen wrote:
> ...
> The other aspect of groupings that we currently have with the v2
> processor is being able to specify the format of the grouped bullet,
> such as a prefix and suffix to the numbering. For example, a number of
> RFCs use a format of something like
>
>      Req. %d -
>
> When combined with the v2 equivalent of names, this produces "bullets" of
>
>      Req. 1 -
>      Req. 2 -
>      Req. 3 -
>      etc.
>
> This is not possible with the current v3 definition.
>
> How important is this capability? (I personally feel that it is very
> important for certain types of RFCs.)
> ...

I think it's important, but tricky to get right. (In the current vocab 
it mixes layout with content, and we should avoid that).

Best regards, Julian


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