[rfc-i] Some RFC editing questions

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Sep 27 10:57:08 PDT 2017


On 2017-09-27 19:49, Toerless Eckert wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:27:55PM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Carsten's poibt being that this can be problematic if multiple
>> people edit, and do not agree on the formatting.
> 
> Ok.
> 
>>> What do you mean with markdown ? Using an editor that already produces some standard format XML output ?
>>
>> No. See <https://github.com/cabo/kramdown-rfc2629>.
> 
> *sigh* ok. Looks nice, but i am not sure if i want to learn yet another
> markup language right now. Or persuade collaborators of it. I wrote
> my own markup converter at the end of the 80th to create framemaker output
> and lived through a lot of wiki markups, so i am a bit disillusioned about
> ever more variations that won't survive at least a decade.  Let me know
> when kramdown is older than a decade and i may give it a try.

I prefer XML as well.

>>> find some good SVG examples in RFCs to see if it makes sense to upgrade
>>> myself out of ascii art.
>>
>> We don't have RFCs with SVG art yet.
> 
> Ah, too bad. But the toolchains support it now, eg: one could include
> SVG into an XML draft and get it published and the eg: PDF/HDML would
> include it ?

The official tool chain: not yet.

Alternative ones, yes, see 
<https://www.greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2629xslt/v3test.html#n-svg> 
and <https://www.greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2629xslt/rfc2629xslt.html>.

> ...

Best regards, Julian


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