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

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Jun 24 11:55:51 PDT 2014


On 2014-06-24 20:41, Joe Touch wrote:
>
>
> 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).

Actually, there'll be a spec: 
<http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hoffman-xml2rfc-08> (no DTD nor XML 
schema, but Relax NG + prose)

Best regards, Julian



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