[rfc-i] RFC Production Center request for unnumbered sections

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 11:36:15 PST 2013


On 12/12/2013 08:23, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2013-12-11 19:45, Jim Schaad wrote:
>> The request springs from some of the changes that are being looked at
>> for how sections are done in the newer proposed format.  There are plans
>> to have additional sections such as contributors which, like the current
>> authors section, is present but not numbered.
>> ...
> 
> Yes, that would be one use case.
> 
> Another one would be deeply nested section structures where you really
> don't want a section number.

Since the Production Center will be able to enforce section numbering
where required, and remove it where not required, this change seems
to me to be just fine. It will also be helpful for anyone who wants to
suborn xml2rfc for non-RFC purposes.

   Brian


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