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

Jim Schaad ietf at augustcellars.com
Wed Feb 12 17:31:56 PST 2014



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> editor.org] On Behalf Of Julian Reschke
> Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:45 PM
> To: Paul Hoffman
> Cc: RFC Interest
> Subject: Re: [rfc-i] Update to the v3 format document: draft-hoffman-
> xml2rfc-01
> 
> 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?

Is there a requirement to allow for figures to show up in <li> elements as
well?

> >
> > 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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