[rfc-i] Re: [xml2rfc] request to deprecate numeric citations in xml2rfc

Aaron Falk falk at ISI.EDU
Tue Jan 11 17:00:50 PST 2005


Marshall Rose wrote:
> 
> On Jan 11, 2005, at 14:38, Aaron Falk wrote:
> 
> >Disabling the use of numeric citations in xml2rfc, or at least making
> >symrefs the default, would noticably reduce wasted effort on the part
> >of the RFC Editor staff.
> 
> that's easy. but let me suggest the following (which john klensin 
> suggested some time ago): tell us the rfc editor's preferred setting on 
> all the processing options, and i'll introduce a jumbo option that can 
> be used to set them all.
> 
> in that way, authors need specify only the jumbo option, and they will 
> always get the current preferences for the individual options.
> 
> ok?

Good idea.  I'll work on this.

--aaron


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