[rfc-i] Is there a use case for 2119 keyword markup?

Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) jhildebr at cisco.com
Thu Jun 19 06:10:20 PDT 2014

On 6/19/14, 12:54 AM, "Eliot Lear" <lear at cisco.com> wrote:

>Backing up, isn't the high level question how best should normative 2119
>keywords  be called out to the reader who hasn't been doing this for half
>a lifetime?  Will there be other uses of bold or italics or underline as
>we go forward?  How will the reader distinguish
> 2119 keywords from other words?  If we're not going to embolden,
>italicize or underline 2119 keywords, are we going to allow that sort of
>markup for other words?

If we mark up the 2119 words, it's trivial to change how they look using
CSS or in the XML-to-text conversion.

Joe Hildebrand

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