On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 9:25 AM, Sam Ellis <Sam.Ellis@...> wrote:
Hi,I have a lot of respect for what you are embarking in:
I would not dare editing by hand 100 of such XML files: I find this
rather confusing and error prone.
And I am a programmer...
But I think I lost track of the value and purpose of this editing in
the first place... can someone refresh me?
Now, if there is a purpose, you raise a good point in this post (and
your previous post about XML entities escaping).
Why is this format mixing structure and formatting together, in a
Is this meant to become the reference text for SPDX licenses?
I am questioning the use of XML in first place, which may be a format
that is barely OK for saving data files, but is quite terrible for
At least why not use plain HTML if you need to mix format and structure?
You could then use some of the decent HTML WYSIWYG editing tools
available and not have to spend more time on the form than the