[rfc-i] sourcecode indentation
cabo at tzi.org
Sun Feb 14 14:23:54 PST 2016
Paul Kyzivat wrote:
>> Not sure you are talking about these, but ASCII HT characters MUST NOT
>> be allowed in RFC source.
>> RFC 7386/7396 should be enough warning here.
> Then sourcecode languages that require (such as Makefiles) them cannot
> appear in ietf documents.
That is correct. I agree that it is not a big loss, because a simple
tabify (or however it's called in your editor) will convert a spacy
Makefile into a tabby one. (Weirder languages may need to be
base64-encoded, as was done for the compressed tar file in RFC 6716.)
(While I understand most people on this list already have gray hair, for
those who weren't around when the tab-vs-spaces discussion was resolved:
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