[rfc-i] draft-iab-rfcv3-preptool-0q, "5. What the v3 Prep Tool Does"

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Mar 10 23:02:25 PST 2016

On 2016-03-11 01:26, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On 10 Mar 2016, at 12:38, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-iab-rfcv3-preptool-01.html#rfc.section.5>:
>> "12. Fill in any default values for attributes on elements, except
>> “keepWithNext” and “keepWithPrevious” of <t>, and “toc” of <section>."
>> Does "default" refer to information in the Relax NG schema, or to
>> additional information in the spec prose?
> Both. I'll note that in the document.

Do we have a rule of thumb about when a default value is part of the 
grammar, and when it's not? Or, phrased differently, why arent we 
consistent here?

(In the past I didn't care a lot, but if this translates into a preptool 
requirement, I do....)

Best regards, Julian

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