[rfc-i] Preparing for allowing v3 submissions into the repository (was Re: [xml2rfc-dev] Alternate artwork vocabulary and post preptool)

Martin Thomson mt at lowentropy.net
Thu Feb 7 15:03:43 PST 2019

Hi Robert,

What is the status of inline SVG?

For the purposes of authoring, a separate file is great.  The preptool might inline the file to ensure that there is just one file to manage.

A data: URI is the worst possible option from a usability perspective.  It's also less efficient.

On Fri, Feb 8, 2019, at 07:07, Robert Sparks wrote:
> The change proposed in this thread (to allow the preptool to incorporate 
> SVG from external files as artwork rather than a data URI) seems right, 
> and important.
> The IESG is ready to allow v3 submissions into the repository as soon as 
> the tooling is ready. The tooling is very close. As noted in the thread, 
> our goal is to have the submission tool accept a standalone file (rather 
> than solve how to allow submission of multiple components.)
> I'm asking that this change be made to the toolchain.
> RjS

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