[rfc-i] New proposal for "canonical and others"

Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) rse at rfc-editor.org
Wed Jun 20 08:42:28 PDT 2012

On 6/20/12 8:29 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On Jun 20, 2012, at 8:25 AM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
>> Indeed, I am expecting that there will be additional tools for
>> converting the RFC in to several different formats.  I am not decided on
>> whether those conversions should happen from the source files or the
>> canonical file.  I'm thinking the former would be more flexible?
> Not being pedantic, but what exactly do you mean by "the source file"?
> --Paul Hoffman
Right now, it's nroff and XML (with the XML being converted to nroff by
the editors).  It's the file from which the final .txt output is generated.


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