[rfc-i] Angle brackets around URIs/IRIs

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Mar 27 07:28:54 PDT 2014


On 2014-03-27 15:19, Dave Crocker wrote:
> On 3/27/2014 12:33 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> They are very useful in plain text content, in particular, when the URI
>> crosses a line end.
>>
>> In the future, where plain text is a secondary format, this won't be
>> strictly needed anymore (after all, the URI is supposed to be marked up
>> as URI...).
>
>
> That nicely suggests that the convention could reasonably be limited to
> the txt form generation module.

...which then brings us to the question whether the textual content 
should be the same in all formats. Right now (with xml2rfc's text output 
and rfc2629.xslt's HTML output), this is mostly the case.

> ...

Best regards, Julian


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