[rfc-i] [xml2rfc] Several Internet-Drafts missing at xml.resource.org

Tony Hansen tony at att.com
Wed Jan 8 07:59:52 PST 2014

I manually updated a bunch of bibxml files on xml.resource.org last 
night. This should bring things up-to-date to that point.

Getting the automatic updates fixed is taking longer than expected. 
(Henrik appears to be on vacation still.)

     Tony Hansen

On 1/6/14, 2:27 PM, Tony Hansen wrote:
> The problem dates back to when one of the tools servers (merlot) 
> croaked and xml.resource.org was repointed at another one of the tools 
> servers. Unfortunately, the bibxml updating code is not running on 
> that new tools server. The fix is to either get the updating code 
> running on the new tools server or to repoint xml.resource.org back to 
> merlot. Only Henrik knows for sure what the real status of these 
> machines are.
>     Tony
> On 1/6/14, 12:21 PM, Alice Russo wrote:
>> Stephane,
>> Yes; this issue with the XML citation libraries for I-Ds and RFCs 
>> (bibxml3 and bibxml) has been reported, and Tony Hansen wrote Dec 27, 
>> 2013 (to the xml2rfc list):
>>> The problem has been identified. Hopefully a fix can be worked out 
>>> soon.
>> Thank you.
>> RFC Editor/ar
>> On Jan 6, 2014, at 5:26 AM, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>>> Anything wrong recently in this repository? xml2rfc tells me:
>>> ERROR: Unable to parse the XML document: 
>>> draft-bortzmeyer-dnsop-dns-privacy-02BETA.xml
>>> draft-bortzmeyer-dnsop-dns-privacy-02BETA.xml: Line 0: Unable to 
>>> resolve external request: 
>>> "http://xml.resource.org/public/rfc/bibxml3/reference.I-D.wijngaards-dnsop-confidentialdns"
>>> But there is a wijngaards-dnsop-confidentialdns, since November 2013
>>> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-wijngaards-dnsop-confidentialdns>
>>> Same problem for draft-bortzmeyer-dnsop-privacy-sol. You can check in
>>> <http://xml.resource.org/public/rfc/bibxml3/> that there is nothing
>>> recent, for instance nothing in 2014 while several -00 drafts have
>>> been created already this year.

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