[rfc-i] [IAB] draft-iab-xml2rfc-03, "1.3.3 Elements and Attributes Deprecated from v2"

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Mar 15 15:29:16 PDT 2016


On 2016-03-15 23:20, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
> On 3/15/16, 4:12 PM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
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>>> I think the intent is that anytime there is text inside the xref, it acts like format="none", and the format attribute would be ignored.
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>> Well, that would be a breaking change from v2!
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> The last time we talked about this, nobody wanted to specify what happens if there is text inside the xref, and the format isn't "none".  If we want to specify these, by, for example, calling all of those an error, I'd be fine with it.

I agree nobody had the energy to research it and to write it down. But 
it doesn't mean it isn't used, and doesn't have use cases.

I'll start by counting how much it is used in AUTH48 XML.

Best regards, Julian


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