Re: [netmod] artwork folding: dual support modes?

Martin Bjorklund <mbj@tail-f.com> Mon, 04 March 2019 18:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: [netmod] artwork folding: dual support modes?
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"Adrian Farrel" <adrian@olddog.co.uk> wrote:
> >> Now that IETF has officially moved to XML as the sole format
> >
> > I'm not sure what you mean, can you provide a pointer?  AFAICT,
> > the latest published RFC is still only available as txt and pdf.
> >
> > If the only format was XML, why bother with any line breaking at all?
> 
> I think maybe the IETF is moving towards the XML being the definitive
> version of drafts and RFCs.

Yes I know that.  But that's quite different from "XML as the sole
format"!


/martin

> But, it is never going to be the case that
> people go to the XML to read a document. They will pick HTML or text or PDF.
> 
> 
> So the reader will see folded lines. And the reader needs to know what a
> folded line means and how to map it to reality.
> 
> Adrian
>