[rfc-i] How to indent artwork with surrounding block

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Feb 16 09:44:12 PST 2016


On 2016-02-16 18:27, Paul Kyzivat wrote:
> On 2/16/16 9:52 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>
>> I am in general in favor of <example> because of his #2 reason. Because
>> the IETF went down the twisty road of having special rules for code in
>> RFCs, it would be good to be able to say "this bit of monospace text
>> that is set out on its own is, in fact, not source code". FWIW, I'm
>> strongly opposed to "different styling by default" because doing so will
>> just confuse the reader.
>
> Why not just use <sourcecode> with type=example?

Mainly because an example, say an HTTP message, is *not* source code.

Best regards, Julian


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