[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Thu May 24 07:44:58 PDT 2012



On May 24, 2012, at 2:14 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum <iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:

> On 24 May 2012, at 1:43 , Martin Rex wrote:
> 
>> I personally do not believe that making profound CSS & XML skills
>> and numerous to-be-written complex tools a prerequisite for
>> authoring I-Ds would significantly raise the entry barrier for
>> new IETF contributions.
> 
> The bar is already fairly high today, because you need to be familiar with uncommon tools to create documents in formatted ASCII directly, or you need to use XML2RFC. I know there is also a Word template, but I have no idea how complete that is, I find it hard to imagine that a template would be able to create the output as needed without additional steps.

Please try reading it - it is documented in an RFC and there is a template. It is very complete, and requires printout to 'textonly' and running through a Perl script that is vailable both standalone and online.

Joe


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