[rfc-i] extension for xml2rfc files?

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue May 6 23:12:06 PDT 2014


On 2014-05-07 02:03, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 3:17 PM, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>> [...].  IMO this is inappropriate - the extension ought to be more specific to the
>> expected format of the document.  [...]
>
> .xml _is_ specific to the format of the document: XML.  You meant
> schema, I know :) but still: the schema/DTD is declared in the XML,

It's not in general, and v3 doesn't have an official DTD.

> therefore it can be "tasted", so why pollute the file extension
> namespace?  I've never felt a need for this.

I'd like first to understand what problem we are trying to solve by 
having a more specific file extension.

Best regards, Julian




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