[rfc-i] RE: [xml2rfc] request to deprecate numeric citations in
Glen Zorn (gwz)
gwz at cisco.com
Wed Jan 12 09:47:13 PST 2005
David Meyer <> supposedly scribbled:
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 08:48:51AM -0800, Bill Fenner wrote:
>>>> So, what would have to be done to ensure that the nroff output
>>>> xml2rfc doesn't require manual renumbering of references (which
>>>> obviously a stupid use of people's time)?
Speaking of which, I amazed that nobody has mentioned that there is
no reason why numeric reference tags need to form a contiguous,
ordered sequence (i.e., renumbering is unnecessary).
>>> I have a set of nroff macros that I've been using for a long
>>> that require groff and either 2 or 3 passes, but generate a ToC
>>> cross-references automatically within nroff.
> I have some version of what (I think) Bill is talking
> about (that I have been using/keeping up to date,
> boilerplate, etc) on
> xml2rfc mailing list
> xml2rfc at lists.xml.resource.org
Hope this helps,
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