[rfc-i] Using LaTeX & BibTeX to cite RFCs

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Aug 28 09:06:00 PDT 2009


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RJ Atkinson wrote:
> On  28 Aug 2009, at 11:37, Joe Touch wrote:
>> The "publisher" is the ISOC, at least for the later RFCs. Even for  
>> older
>> RFCs that predate ISOC involvement, the ISOC is the basis for making
>> them available (even the Independent stream) and is thus the publisher
>> at least in a sort.
>>
>> I would never say the publisher was the RFC Editor - that's the  
>> editor,
>> not the publisher.
> 
> 
>     Which value(s) do you believe should be put into the "INSTITUTION"
> field of a BIB entry for an RFC ?  :-)

Not all fields need to be populated. I'd like to suggest:

	editor		ISOC

	institution	IETF			non indep-stream
			authors' insitution(s)	indep stream

Joe
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