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

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Oct 27 10:30:06 PDT 2014


On 2014-10-27 17:04, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> One of the cognitive problems here is that the XML is both a source and an output (archival) format.
> For a source format that is used to generate specific outputs, tweaks are useful.
> For an output format, maybe not so much.
>
> I have the same problem with xml2rfc already in a different place.
> All my source files of course use Unicode (Universität, —, „, «, all that).
> Today, xml2rfc converts this to the necessary ASCII fallbacks for publication (Ari Keränen’s name being the only place where that didn’t work well, so far).
> With XML as a publication format, I’ll need a XML to XML processor to do that.

No, you won't, as the new format will allow non-ASCII characters in 
contact information anyway.

> ...



Best regards, Julian



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