[rfc-i] Format for STDs, BCPs, FIYs
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Aug 17 00:23:07 PDT 2012
On 2012-08-16 23:37, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> On 8/16/12 6:26 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> one thing we should keep in mind when defining new formats is that it
>> would be really good to have a usable representation for STDs, BCPs, and
>> FIYs (which can be a collection of multiple documents).
>> Right now, tools.ietf.org serves HTML for these (example:
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/bcp9), but the result is somewhat broken
>> because it's just the concatenation of multiple files (which makes th
>> HTML not only hard to use but also invalid).
>> Best regards, Julian
> Hi Julian -
> My first thought is that this is feature request for the RFC Ed website
> on how we might logically link associated RFC together, not a request to
> consider something new in how individual RFC are formatted. Is that
Yes and no.
I was bringing it up here because it would be good to keep this use case
in mind while coming up with a new format.
For instance, paginated-with-page-numbers doesn't work well if you want
a single file for a multi-RFC BCP (and that's what we have today).
Best regards, Julian
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