[rfc-i] Acknowledgements and Contributors as non-sections

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Mon Apr 14 10:22:20 PDT 2014


On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 1:42 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2014-04-11 22:04, Nico Williams wrote:
>>> Well, it's harder to reference them, in particular in the current (plain
>>> text) format.
>>
>> Why?   Instead of #section-<n> you'd have #<unnumbered-section-anchor>
>> as the URI fragment.
>
> But what would be in the plain text? Also, rfcmarkup wouldn't be able to
> hyperlink those.

In plain text we have internal references of the form "Section ...";
for unnumbered sections we'd have that be their titles.

>>>> Unnumbered sections work just fine in other systems.
>>>
>>> Example?
>>
>> LyX (and therefore LaTeX).
>
> How do they treat interleaving numbered and unnumbered sections? Is this
> allowed?

They allow it (just tried), but internal references don't quite work
(does it matter? I'd say "no").

Nico
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