Taking the sort of paranoid approach that befits assurances of stability,
needed for people doing critical operations, I look for a well-established
range of products and for wide-spread use. Because IETF documents are
far beyond the confines of the IETF, the term "wide-spread" needs to work
with Internet scaling, not just IETF scaling.
dave - i don't know how to say this politely, so i'll just say it: the ietf
is one of the least xml-friendly communities out there. i think that colors
Until then, it is not appropriate to change the massively-stable base that
forms the encoding rules for RFCs. XML as an adjunct is fine. As a
primary form for RFCs? Not yet.
err, i don't recall anyone proposing this. if you're going to argue against
something, first make sure that someone proposed it, ok?