[rfc-i] URIs in RFC references, was: feedback on draft-iab-styleguide-01

Heather Flanagan hlflanagan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 13:26:29 PDT 2014


On 3/25/14, 8:29 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2014-03-25 16:17, Paul Kyzivat wrote:
>> On 3/25/14 11:05 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>
>>> Yes, it's *possible* to navigate where you want. But it's inconvenient.
>>> Of the things we could link to (info page, plain text, HTML, XML,
>>> PDF...) what do *you* expect to choose most of the time?
>>
>> *My* preferred starting point is the tools.ietf.org/html page. That one
>> gives me the full document, with links to get from the contents to the
>> place that I want, and it also gives links to all the other formats,
>> prior versions, diffs, etc.
>> ...
> 
> Right now that would be my choice too, but I'd be surprised if the RSE
> agrees :-)
> 
> That being said: it would be good that after the switch to the new
> formats there was a place on rfc-editor.org which is as useful, or even
> more useful. If that's not the case, the world will continue to link to
> other sites, and I believe it should be goal to make that less attractive.
> 

That is rather the point of the things I'm trying to do.  :-)

-Heather



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