[rfc-i] References for non-standards

Yaron Sheffer yaronf.ietf at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 11:37:16 PST 2014


>> If you could create a usable conversion service from it, that would be
>> grand.
>
> Oh; I thought you were using a generic bibtex-to-xml conversion (I
> believe there is one), and we "just" need an XML-to-XML conversion.
>

I am using a generic bibtex-to-Python library, then generating XML from 
the Python structure.

>> And then, what kind of syntax should I use to include one or two such
>> bibtex entries from my draft? Can I do something like:
>>
>> <reference src="http://julian.com/convert2ref/url=..."/>
>> ..
>
> XML already has inclusion utilities (see
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2629xslt/rfc2629xslt.html#examples.internalsubset>),
> but I'd avoid doing this for references. Just convert them once and
> paste them in.
>
> Best regards, Julian

Convert-and-paste gets extremely messy - see my mail to Paul. The 
examples in your document could do the job, but I would rather skip the 
XML ENTITY definitions in favor of a more friendly syntax.


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