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

Loa Andersson loa at pi.nu
Fri Oct 24 03:35:41 PDT 2014


The way I see this is that I don't particular care what is
within the <here/> as long as it give me a line break and is
not <here> paragraph </here>. Just one single element that gives
me the the line break.

I think I agree with most of what Julian says "not needed for RFC
and final formatting". Though we have some cases where folks think
it is useful.

We need the xml to write RFCs and IDs, that is slightly different.
I guess I've removed most of the <vspace> elements when document is
in its production form.

But when developing the ID the <vspace blankLines="1" /> is extremely


On 2014-10-24 11:41, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> On 24 Oct 2014, at 08:01, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>> No hint needed.
> A useful example to ponder may be draft-ietf-6lo-ghc-05
> This would be much harder to read without the tweaks.
> Requiring the author to provide hints to a level of detail that makes this manual intervention unnecessary doesn’t sound very productive.  (Yes, I have been drinking the “declarative markup” Kool-Aid since 1982.  I just know it’s not always the best way.)
> Grüße, Carsten
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