[Foundation] Jep structure
stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Jun 5 10:42:32 CDT 2001
Well I emailed webmaster at python.org and I heard back from Guido himself!
Python doesn't do things in XML, but their PEP format is described here:
I'm in favor of shameless stealing where appropriate, and I'm reading
over the PEP process with an eye to that right now. :)
Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Sounds like a fine idea, once we figure out what goes into a JEEP. :)
> (And no, I don't accept that whole JEP thing, I think JEEP is much more
> catchy :P) If you look at the Python PEPs (now there's a good acronym),
> they are often quite simple, more like a short proposal or many of our
> draft protocol docs, not nearly as big as an RFC. For all I know the
> Python dudes are already using a DTD, it might be cool to check (I'll
> contact them about it). We could probably even use a subset of the
> DocBook DTD for this (author, abstract, etc.).
> eliot landrum wrote:
>> Would there be any interest in creating a simple XML DTD for JEP
>> documents? Jer and I found an excellent one for RFCs when we were
>> putting together the IETF draft. Trust me, it saved us a lot of
>> headache. For submission we just ran a script to convert the XML to a
>> text file or HTML. The text file follows the RFC standards and looks
>> great without us bothering with all the little formatting nuances. It
>> even handles footnotes and such for us. Perhaps we (or I) could put
>> together a simple one for JEP authors to use? A script could then
>> output it to the format you've described.
>> Rahul Dave wrote:
>>> Following the Consensus along Peter's document for Jep's and Jig's,
>>> and the
>>> jeep-jep name change, here's the latest:
>>> Could we add this to the agenda for Wed meeting?
>>> See jep-0001.txt especially ..it reflects the new voting structure,
>>> expanded from Peters version to allow for acceptance of both the JEP
>>> as well as the ref implementation by the council.
>>> See jep-0003.txt. Its Jeremie's Proxy accept socket service written
>>> as a JEP
>>> to illustrate what a JEP looks like.
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