[rfc-i] Citing errata, was: feedback on draft-iab-styleguide-01
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Mar 25 00:42:22 PDT 2014
On 2014-03-24 17:33, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
>> The following format is required when a reference to an errata report
>> is necessary:
>> [ErrNNNN] RFC Errata, Errata ID NNNN, RFC NNNN,
>> [Err1912] RFC Errata, Errata ID 1912, RFC 2978,
>> Big -1. The RFC Editor should provide stable URIs for errata, and they
>> should be used in the reference.
>> Also, the format is very misleading. The erratum is not the RFC, so this
>> is a case where the notation deviates from what we use elsewhere.
>> Can we make it "RFC Erratum RFCXXXX-NNNN", so we can drop the "RFC NNNN"
> The errata system is slated for a pretty extensive overhaul as part of
> the fallout from the upcoming format changes. I suggest leaving the
> Style Guide guidance as is for now, noting that it will change
> significantly in the next 12-24 months.
[ErrYYYY] RFC Errata, RFC Erratum RFCXXXX-YYYY,
(...and set up the web server to rewrite/redirect
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?eid=YYYY> for now).
Best regards, Julian
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