[rfc-i] Proposal for v3 to simplify most references
John R Levine
johnl at taugh.com
Sun Feb 9 16:04:16 PST 2014
>> So, in the proposal I sent, make the "expanded" attribute mandatory for "bcp" and "std".
> When formatting an RFC. For an I-D it makes no real difference. If
> you want ease of use, why make the I-D author look up the RFC number
> (and then, when the BCP is changed to refer to a newer RFC, the I-D
> author will get nits about it).
Well, sure. But we need to be sure there's a way to make it stable and to
mechanically verify that it's a stable reference.
> Something like:
> <library name="RFC-Editor"/>
> <library name="my-lib" ref="URI to my reference library">
Sounds utterly unstable for any library other than the RFC Editor's.
John Levine, johnl at taugh.com, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY
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