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

Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) rse at rfc-editor.org
Thu Feb 18 07:36:17 PST 2016


On 2/17/16 2:29 PM, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
> On 2/17/16, 1:17 PM, "rfc-interest on behalf of Julian Reschke" <rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org on behalf of julian.reschke at gmx.de> 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.
> 

I think if we get clarification on this, the rest of the question of
what to do will make more sense. I've pinged the Trust and will let you
know what they say.

-Heather

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



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