[rfc-i] new RFC search page (beta)

rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org
Thu Dec 20 09:34:48 PST 2012


Thank you for the various bug reports and suggestions for http://www.rfc-editor.org/search/rfc_search.php. We plan to fix bugs and roll out an updated page in early 2013.

RFC Editor/ar

On Dec 14, 2012, rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org wrote:

> Greetings,
> 
> Please try out the new RFC search page (beta) on http://www.rfc-editor.org/search/rfc_search.php and report bugs to rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org. In 2013, it will replace the existing search page (http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfcsearch.html). The primary changes from the existing search page are as follows.
> 
> Additional search criteria:
> - Status
> - Stream, Area, or WG that produced the RFC
> - Publication date
> - Abstract text
> 
> Results:
> - link to RFC info pages
> (e.g., RFC 2026 links to http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc2026)
> 
> - link to subseries info pages (new)
> (e.g., BCP 14 links to http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/bcp14)
> 
> - clearly show files that are available for a given RFC
> (e.g., RFC 4601 has 3 files available: http://www.rfc-editor.org/search/rfc_search_detail.php?4601)
> 
> - show when an RFC is the same as or part of a subseries identifier
> (e.g., http://www.rfc-editor.org/search/rfc_search_detail.php?rfc=bcp9)
> 
> - use URL-encoded parameters 
> (e.g., here are IRTF documents published this year: http://www.rfc-editor.org/search/rfc_search_detail.php?stream_name=IRTF&from_year=2012&to_year=2012)
> 
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> RFC Editor/ar


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