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Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
>> I'm afraid you are mixing up emails from this thread. I got
>> complaints about how wrongly the PMS is written, e.g. academic paper
>> markup vs plain text, natural language used to specify syntax while a
>> grammar notation like EBNF would be better suited, when I asked
>> people why so few were contributing about this document.
> Mmm, and how many people claiming that have suggested specific
> improvements or pointed out specific complaints?
You got some right here. Feel free to address them.
> So how, specifically, is PMS "wrongly written", and why hasn't anyone
> who thinks so bothered to provide details?
- rewrite it as an rfc using a markup among xmlrfc, docbook, guidexml.
- use EBNF when describing a syntax.
- split it and version each functional part.
- define EAPI as an aggregate of those versions in a separate part.
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