[rfc-i] New Version Notification for draft-kwatsen-git-xiax-automation-00.txt

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Feb 26 08:33:07 PST 2019


On 26.02.2019 17:24, Kent Watsen wrote:
> ...
> I hadn't seen this issue before, but I did see Henrik's comments about 
> markers in
> draft-levkowetz-xml2rfc-v3-implementation-notes.  FWIW, the 
> "xiax:markers" attribute
> is primarily only to support xml2rfc v2 documents; v3 documents can just 
> use the built-in
> "markers" attribute.
> 
> That said, I think that markers are, in general, a mistake.  That they 
> were only put their
> for tools scrapping plain-text documents.   Assuming tools extract from 
> XML, then no
> markers are needed, neither for framing (to aid the scraping process) or 
> for capturing
> the file's name (which is better served by the aforementioned "name" 
> attribute.
> ...

The original reason for "CODE BEGINS" etc was for licensing (to clarify 
that part of the content is considered to be a "code component").

Best regards, Julian


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