[rfc-i] Landing page & Accept header (Re: Feeding search engines, was: feedback on draft-iab-styleguide-01)

Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) rse at rfc-editor.org
Wed Mar 26 07:46:29 PDT 2014


On 3/25/14, 8:14 PM, Nico Williams wrote:
> Proposal:
> 
>  - the landing page for the canonical URI for any RFC should be a web
> page like the tools.ietf.org rfc pages: the HTML rendering of the RFC
> with links to alternative formats at the top
> 
>  - if Accept: is set to some other content type that is supported,
> then the server should return that format of the RFC instead the HTML
> rendering.
> 
> This will make it trivial to write "curl -H 'Accept: application/pdf'
> ... | print -" and so on.
> 

Would this be a frame around the HTML rendering of the RFC or a change
to the actual content of the HTML?

-Heather


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