[rfc-i] Notes on "revisable format"
dhc at dcrocker.net
Fri Sep 21 14:59:57 PDT 2012
On 9/21/2012 10:38 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> Greetings agin. The -00 says: =====
> Revisable format = the format that will provide the information for
> conversion into an Publication format; it is used or created by the
> RFC Editor
> * Currently: XML (optional), NROFF (required) =====
> The bullet is completely unclear. Proposed:
> Currently, if a submission does not come with an NROFF equivalent,
> the RFC Editor uses XML for most of the editorial processing, and
> then converts it to NROFF at the end of the process. If a submission
> comes with an NROFF equivalent, the RFC Editor uses NROFF throughout
> the process.
I think that discussion of "currently" distracts from the basic
The format that combines content with metadata, including document
format and structure guidance, to direct conversion into a Publication
format; it is used or created by the RFC Editor.
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