[rfc-i] Update to the v3 format document: draft-hoffman-xml2rfc-01

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Feb 12 12:45:24 PST 2014


On 2014-02-12 20:57, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2014, at 11:47 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>
>> We can support both inline elements (text, <xref>) and block elements (<t>), but why would we want to allow to combine them?
>
> Because it makes it easier to create an Internet Draft, which is a design goal. Compare the current proposal:
>
>     <list style="symbols">
>        <li>This is the first element with a bullet.</li>
>        <li>This is the second element with a bullet.
>           <t>This is part of the second element,
>           but it does not have a bullet</t></li>
>        <li>This is the third element with a bullet.</li>
>     </list>
>
> With the one you seem to be proposing:
>
>     <list style="symbols">
>        <li><t>This is the first element with a bullet.</t></li>
>        <li><t>This is the second element with a bullet.</t>
>           <t>This is part of the second element,
>           but it does not have a bullet</t></li>
>        <li><t>This is the third element with a bullet.</t></li>
>     </list>
>
> I suspect that someone who just wants to write an Internet draft would prefer the first.

Not convinced.

Let's not mix block-level elements with text content.

Best regards, Julian



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