[XML-SIG] Proposal: PEP-like Approach for pyXML

Nicolas Chauvat Nicolas.Chauvat@logilab.fr
Mon, 20 Nov 2000 16:08:13 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Andrew Kuchling wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 11:40:08PM -0500, Thomas B. Passin wrote:
> >PEPs are supposed to be written in some kind of structured
> >text, which is programatically converted to HTML.  Should we
> >take this as a challenge to do the same in XML for XRFCs?
> Why not just reuse the plaintext PEP format?  Two advantages are that
> we don't need to write any new software to convert them to HTML, and

No need to write software. XSL are perfectly good for that.

> the source document are easier to write, since you won't have to
> escape < and >, which are quite likely to occur in documents about
> XML.

If you want to quote a lot of XML in a XML doc, you can just use
<![CDATA[ <lot/> <of/> <XML/> ]]>

Nicolas Chauvat

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