[rfc-i] Publishing more formats before the cutoff

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Sat Mar 1 09:24:06 PST 2014


On Friday, February 28, 2014, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) <
rse at rfc-editor.org> wrote:
>
> I can see the argument for publishing new HTML, and I think it matches
> what some of the folks in the RPC would like to see happen as well.  I
> am extremely reticent about publishing the old XML files; they are not
> canonical, nor are they actually a complete representation of the
> finished RFC.  I think the confusion factor is larger than folks are
> giving it credit for, and the amount of work that would be required to
> get them in a shareable shape that matches the published RFC is not the
> best use of resources.
>

Make them available in bulk to researchers, and do not give themt he right
to publish them.

Nico
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