[rfc-i] [xml2rfc] use of sourcecode type

John R Levine johnl at taugh.com
Wed Jul 22 21:22:31 PDT 2020


On Thu, 23 Jul 2020, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> On 2020-07-23, at 05:40, John R Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:
>>
>>   o  svg
>
> In an authoring system such as kramdown-rfc, you get to use source-code (e.g., some form of UML) to generate artwork (right now limited to our SVG subset, or plaintext (“ASCII”) art).
>
> The existing vocabulary cannot represent this.
> But that is maybe mostly OK, because at the author-publisher interface, the source code (i.e., editable form) is no longer needed.
> Until it is.

This list of artwork types isn't cast in stone.  If we need new ones, we 
can add them.

Regards,
John Levine, johnl at taugh.com, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY
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