[rfc-i] RFC editing tools

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Dec 4 15:46:25 PST 2012


On 2012-12-05 00:35, Nico Williams wrote:
> What are all the I-D/RFC editing/authoring tools that we have?  Here
> are the ones I know of:
>
>   - $EDITOR + nroff
>
>   - $EDITOR + xml2rfc
>
>   - Stefan Santesson's NroffEdit
>
>   - pandoc2rfc (https://github.com/miekg/pandoc2rfc/)
>
>   - kramdown-rfc2629 (https://github.com/cabo/kramdown-rfc2629)
>
>   - lyx2rfc (https://github.com/nicowilliams/lyx2rfc)

There's rfc2629.xslt + extensions.

> Are there more that I'm missing?  What tools does the RFC Editor use?
>
> Will the IETF tools team be responsible for implementing tools for
> dealing with any changes to the RFC source/rendered formats?  If not,
> will the RFC Editor be responsible?
>
> My advice: keep xml2rfc's schema, improve it, and improve the xml2rfc
> tooling.  This will ensure that more of the above tools continue to
> work.

Big +1

> Finally: I apologize for not reading the long list archives before posting.

Best regards, Julian



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