[rfc-i] Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Martin Rex mrex at sap.com
Fri May 25 07:18:40 PDT 2012


Paul Hoffman wrote:
> 
> Are other folks on this list happy with the proposal to require
> xml2rfc as mandatory for the input format for RFC publishing?
> This would apply to all the streams (Independent, IRTF, and IAB),
> not just IETF documents.

I am STRONGLY OPPOSED to that.

Unless a royalty-free, portable, fully-integrated and "easy-to-use
with no prior knowledge" wysiwyg tool for xml-based authoring
equivalent to NRoffEdit for nroff-based I-D authoring is provided,
I'm opposed to _NOT_ accept nroff-based I-Ds and RFC any longer.


-Martin


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