[rfc-i] New Version Notification for draft-flanagan-plaintext-00.txt

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Tue Jun 24 11:41:25 PDT 2014



On 6/24/2014 11:33 AM, Thomas Clausen wrote:
>
> On Jun 24, 2014, at 20:12, Ted Lemon <mellon at fugue.com> wrote:
>
>> On Jun 24, 2014, at 10:49 AM, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>>> But not paragraph numbers. (Assuming we could come up with a canonical way to assign paragraph numbers that is independent of format.
>>
>> The XML is canonical,
>
> Haaaang on, when did that happen? I’ve always been told that the canonical format was the .txt and that other formats might be supported as informational….

Text is canonical right now.

The intent is that the new canonical format will be an XML-based format 
(though XML itself isn't sufficient; AFAICT it would be XML + a 
particular DTD or schema).

Joe


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