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

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Feb 17 22:52:43 PST 2016


On 2016-02-17 23:29, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
>> On 2016-02-17 21:09, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>>> On 17 Feb 2016, at 8:02, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm not completely sure how
>>>>
>>>> a) the need to identify code that should be surrounded with "<CODE
>>>> BEGINS>" / "<CODE ENDS>", and
>>>>
>>>> b) the desire to distinguish between artwork (like diagrams), source
>>>> code (such as ABNF), and examples (such as protocol messages)
>>>>
>>>> relate to each other. Could you elaborate?
>>>
>>> As others have said, (a) is not a real need. Given that, the desire in
>>> (b) might exist for some people but is not a requirement.
>>
>> Ahem. Brian just disagreed with you about (a). So did Joe.
>
> After talking with Paul about this a little, I think I'm wavering a bit.  I think this needs to be a part of the conversation we have with the Trust, to understand if there is an IPR difference between examples and sourcecode.

That statement refers to (b), not (a), right?

> I wonder if calling the element <protocol> instead of <example> might make it clearer why there was a different element with different semantics?

<verbatim>?

Best regards, Julian



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