[rfc-i] RFCxx99 series should not be discontinued

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Oct 10 09:51:44 PDT 2013


On 2013-10-10 18:40, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
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> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Russ Housley <housley at vigilsec.com
> <mailto:housley at vigilsec.com>> wrote:
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>     Julian:
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>      >> So instead of writing my references generator for RFCs so it
>     pulls the
>      >> references out of the xml.resource.org <http://xml.resource.org>
>     <http://xml.resource.org> files
>      >> and caches them, I should allow folk to download the XML index
>     and cache
>      >> that. It would eliminate most of the calls to resolve references.
>      >> ...
>      >
>      > rfc-index.xml is missing information to create <reference>
>     elements (dates and author name granularity come to mind).
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>     Continuing to publish RFC xx99 will not solve this concern.
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>     I would support updates too rfc-index.xml to include the information
>     to build a complete reference.
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>     Russ
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> Would it be possible for IETF and W3C to agree on a standard approach?
>
> Julian is having to screen scrape some of the info for his summaries
> which suggests to me that there is a problem with the W3C generator. But
> presumably W3C has an incentive to fix this as well.

Are you referring to my hack that tries to make the author ordering 
correct? That's a shortcoming of the W3C publication format.

> ...

Best regards, Julian


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