Re: [Tools-discuss] Why do we even have text formats any more?

Lars Eggert <lars@eggert.org> Wed, 28 July 2021 08:57 UTC

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On 2021-7-28, at 5:21, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> wrote:
> FWIW, I generally do reviews by pulling the .txt file into my editor and then
> cutting and pasting the pieces I want to respond to. Presumably I could find
> some way to make that work with HTML if we ditched the text format entirely
> though it would probably be somewhat less convenient.

w3m -dump https://martinthomson.github.io/rfc-txt-html/rfc9000.html

(There are some paragraph marks in the output that I'm sure can be turned off somehow with an option or further posprocessing.)

Thanks,
Lars