[rfc-i] Who uses Word, was Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Sun May 27 15:22:52 PDT 2012



On May 27, 2012, at 11:37 AM, Joe Hildebrand <jhildebr at cisco.com> wrote:

> On 5/27/12 12:29 PM, "Joe Touch" <touch at isi.edu> wrote:
> 
>> FYI:
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5385
>> 
>> I maintain the tools. You can also search IDs and RFCs for the phrase "This
>> document was prepared using 2-Word-v2.0.template.dot." I've asked authors to
>> keep that in so we can track them (though absence of the phrase doesn't mean
>> they're not using the template).
> 
> So.. You'd like to be able to query the document series for semantic
> information (what toolset was used to produce this document?), and are
> having to do an error-prone string match instead?

It's voluntary, thus the possible false negatives. 

Semantic marking has the same feature. And I certainly would never impose this on future generations as a document structure issue 

Joe



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