[rfc-i] [xml2rfc] will <vspace=n> disappear

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Fri Oct 17 10:52:20 PDT 2014



On 10/16/2014 3:59 PM, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> On 16 Oct 2014, at 22:29, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
> 
>> We could fix that. How often is it used?
> 
> There are approximately 20 000 occurrences of <vspace in the ~ 1500 XML files I have for RFCs.
> The majority of these appear to be for line breaks (e.g., see Appendix A of RFC 4948); some (> 3000) are clearly for formatting tweaks in lists.
> 
> I find approximately 200 usages that look like they are for page breaks.
> These are in approximately 84 XML files (~ 5 % of the total I looked at).
> (I may have missed some comment markers, so the actual number may be slightly lower.)

Is there a way to determine whether this was due to the tool used to
generate the XML or by the explicit author insertion?

Joe


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