[rfc-i] Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Thu May 24 13:49:40 PDT 2012



On 5/24/2012 11:35 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
...
>> Right now you can author your I-D in XML, Word, or text. All of
>> those have tools to convert the document into what the RFC Editor
>> requires (you could consider idnits as a tool for the text format). I
>> don't see that model changing, even if the input format changes (leading
>> to changes in the particular tools used).
>
> If that's the case, then why not continue to accept multiple input formats? Joe's statement was that there had to be one.

There has to be one canonical format. There does not have to be one 
input format for submission.

Joe


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