[rfc-i] Two issues with draft-flanagan-plaintext-00
tbray at textuality.com
Sun Jun 29 11:38:51 PDT 2014
You know, I’ve been one of the louder voices in favor of more modern
publishing formats, but I have to say I think the .txt is brilliant for
diffs, and diffs are super-important. Or am I missing something… Is there
a good example of a diff using either XML or HTML?
On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu>
> On 6/28/14 6:28 PM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>> On Jun 28, 2014, at 1:08 PM, Ted Lemon <mellon at fugue.com> wrote:
>> I would like rfcdiff to operate on the XML
> I don't understand how that will work.
> I can see how you can do the diff on the xml, but how will the result be
> ; however, I have not heard any reports that any such thing has been
>>> attempted yet.
>> The v3 format is not yet done.
>> I expect it will be hard.
>> For two XML RFCs, it will actually be easier than on text. For one new
>> and one older, it will probably be done by converting the old text into the
>> new text format, then diffing those two.
>> --Paul Hoffman
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