[rfc-i] issue: canonical formats

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Jun 6 04:27:57 PDT 2012

On 2012-06-06 13:16, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> ... So in practice, reading the XML2RFC source requires running the XML2RFC tool. ...

No. If it's archived without external dependencies (which should be the 
case anyway), you can read it in every browser using rfc2629.xslt.

> ... In the past, there have been cases where the current version of the XML2RFC format couldn't be transformed into usable output by the current(ly widely available) of the XML2RFC tool. ...


> ... Also, the tool has little or no official support so it could fall by the wayside at any time.

So why did the IETF just invest money to rewrite it?

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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