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

Carsten Bormann cabo at tzi.org
Tue Feb 16 23:12:30 PST 2016

Julian Reschke wrote:
>> To be clear, are you assuming that tags like <CODE BEGINS> and <CODE
>> ENDS>
>> will continue to be inserted manually by individual authors, as part
>> of the
>> <sourcecode> text?
>> I have no problem with that, but it needs to be explicit.
> I have a big problem with that, as it (a) defeats styling and (b) breaks
> the code semantics. That's why I suggested a separate attribute for that
> (see
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2629xslt/rfc2629xslt.html#ext-rfc2629.artwork).

Generally these markers are extremely intrusive.

There are also several drafts where an xpath expression of the form


or similar is the defined way to generate the complete source code for
the draft; having to add post processing to *remove* the <CODE BEGINS>
etc. noise sounds nonsensically counterproductive.

So, yes, the author needs to be in control.

Grüße, Carsten

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