Re: Looking toward the IETF meeting

Roy T. Fielding (fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU)
Thu, 1 Dec 94 12:13:19 EST

>>Worse, the text version has line-wrapped
>>the text in a way that generated invalid SGML attributes. This is not
>>surprising -- just a couple of the bumps in the specification process.
> Oops. My fault on this one. Can you give line numbers of the problems?

Here you go (using: egrep -e '-$' -n draft-ietf-html-spec-00.txt)

31: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) at <html-
601: Please send comments to the discussion list at: html-
938: ignored by the HTML user agent, surround them with <!--
941: be nested. White space is allowed between the closing --
1113: to any elements defining a value for the attribute HTTP-
1157: <META HTTP-EQUIV="Reply-
1521: user agents are not required to render nested character-
2059: special purpose fields. The SUBMIT button is used to e-
2235: under the name of the field with .x appended, and the y-
2267: You can use the VALUE attribute to provide a non-
2422: Latin-1. There are 256 character positions in the Latin-

There were other cases where lines end in a hyphen character, but the
above are ones that may change the meaning of a word/example. Note
that auto-hyphenation should be turned off in FrameMaker for all
paragraph formats (I think it already is).

.....Roy Fielding ICS Grad Student, University of California, Irvine USA