[rfc-i] Why? (was Re: For v3: draft-hoffman-xml2rfc-02.txt)
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Feb 14 23:46:23 PST 2014
On 2014-02-15 00:41, Dave Crocker wrote:
> On 2/14/2014 3:36 PM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>> Greetings again. I made a handful of more changes to the proposed v3
>> To discuss the new proposed features, please be sure to start a new
>> thread Thanks!
> I suggest that the portion of the document that cites what is changed
> also explain why it is deemed worthy. Why make the change?
> The goal is to facilitate review of the underlying rationale, not just
> the technical details.
> Changes have costs. Let's explain they they are being incurred.
In particular, when changes have not been discussed at all. For instance:
> o Removed the <vspace> element because it is no longer needed for
It may be true that it's not needed in lists anymore (hopefully), but it
was allowed and used in other places before.
I agree with the goal to address all cases where people currently fall
back to <vspace>, but (a) we're not there yet, and (b) it doesn't
necessarily mean that the element needs to be removed.
Best regards, Julian
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