[rfc-i] RFC Index Files Updates -- XML and HTML

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 18:05:38 PDT 2009


Hi,

Thanks for this.

Is there any reason not to add the stream info to the .txt version
of the index?

Regards
   Brian

On 2009-08-15 07:42, RFC Editor wrote:
> Greetings,
> 
> FYI, we have added stream information to RFC indices (XML and HTML) as
> mentioned in Section 6 of
> draft-iab-streams-headers-boilerplates-08. Stream is as defined in RFC
> 4844 (IETF, IAB, IRTF, or Independent) or Legacy*. In the case of IETF
> stream, the area and WG acronym are included.
> 
> The following files will be updated on Monday (17 August 2009) to
> include Stream information:
> 
> Hyperlinked index of RFCs:
>   http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc-index.html  (ascending by RFC number)
>   http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc-index2.html (descending by RFC number)
> 
> XML index of RFCs:
>   ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc-index.xml
> 
> XML schema:
>   ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc-index.xsd
>   Note: The new elements are <stream>, <area>, and <wg_acronym>.
> 
> Each of these files is linked to from
> http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc.html.
> 
> *As noted previously (regarding metadata pages), some RFCs are marked
> Legacy, indicating that source information was not recorded for this
> RFC; we are working on updating this information for RFCs for which it
> exists.
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> RFC Editor
> 
>>From Section 6 of draft-iab-streams-headers-boilerplates-08:
> 
>    Adding a reference to the stream in the header of RFCs is only one
>    method for clarifying from which stream an RFC originated.  The RFC
>    editor is encouraged to add such indication in e.g., indices and
>    interfaces.
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