[rfc-i] [Ietf-and-github] New Version Notification for draft-kwatsen-git-xiax-automation-00.txt
henrik at levkowetz.com
Tue Feb 26 08:47:12 PST 2019
On 2019-02-26 17:33, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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"
> The original reason for "CODE BEGINS" etc was for licensing (to clarify
> that part of the content is considered to be a "code component").
No, it was not. The original reason was to delimit code for other purposes.
The association with licencing came later.
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