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

Miek Gieben miek at miek.nl
Fri Oct 17 14:09:13 PDT 2014


[ Quoting <cabo at tzi.org> in "Re: [xml2rfc] [rfc-i]    will <vspa..." ]
>On 17 Oct 2014, at 19:52, Joe Touch <touch at isi.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Is there a way to determine whether this was due to the tool used to
>> generate the XML or by the explicit author insertion?
>
>[this = page break insertion]
>
>I’m not even aware which tools are being used to generate the XML for RFCs (except for pandoc-rfc, which just carries through vspace elements [1] as specified by the author, and kramdown-rfc2629, which generates page break tweaks based on author input).  Generic XML tools would have no idea about the vspace element.
>
>Grüße, Carsten
>
>[1] RFC 7328: »
>   o  The "<vspace>" tag is supported and carried over to the generated
>      XML.

But note that I've done this purely because xml2rfc v2 needs it in some places.
With xml2rfc v3 I see no need for it, and I've removed support for it in my
v3 pandoc2rfc branch [*]

/Miek

-- 
Miek Gieben

[*] https://github.com/miekg/pandoc2rfc/tree/v3 (work-in-progress)


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