[rfc-i] On backwards compatibility for v2

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Feb 11 09:10:57 PST 2014


On 2014-02-11 17:51, Paul Kyzivat wrote:
> On 2/11/14 11:42 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>
>>> There could be similar issues if one wanted to publish an old RFC in a
>>> different format. Because it is a different format, one won't expect it
>>> to be identical to the old txt version. But one would not want to
>>> *replace* the xml with upgraded xml that is only used for new formats.
>>> Perhaps both xml versions could be stored, but I doubt we have a way to
>>> do that.
>>> ...
>>
>> We wouldn't republish the TXT version, but we *would* generate HTML.
>>
>> And the XML version right now isn't public anyway.
>
> I'm hoping (expecting) that will change. It is now public for *drafts*.

Of course that's going to change once the XML version *is* the RFC.

Best regards, Julian



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