[rfc-i] draft-flanagan-rfc-framework-02 composition tools

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Fri Oct 31 16:16:01 PDT 2014


On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 5:08 PM, Joe Touch <touch at isi.edu> wrote:
> On 10/31/2014 3:00 PM, Nico Williams wrote:
>> Joe Touch,
>>
>> We know your preferences.  But I don't know if you've tried these
>> other options, and if you would just try some of them, you'd be adding
>> something new, even if you still preferred Word in the end.
>
> I have, repeatedly. I find it time-travel to the stone ages every time I
> try, and find it too easy to either corrupt the XML to the point where I
> need to debug the "code" or impossible to reorganize document
> substructure as subtrees.
>
> That includes both XML and LaTeX as authoring "programming languages".
> When I write, I want to focus on content and structure, not programming
> syntax.

But did you try NroffEdit, Pandoc2rfc, or LyX w/ lyx2rfc?

Nico
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