[rfc-i] rfc/@docName vs rfc/@number, was: Determining output type in v3

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Thu May 8 09:26:29 PDT 2014


On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2014-05-08 18:19, Paul Kyzivat wrote:
>>
>> ...
>> I would like the draft name to be preserved after the document becomes
>> an RFC. For those who work on a document for a long time it is the name
>> that is remembered, and ought to remain available.
>> ...
>
>
> That information is available from the RFC database already...

But it'd be nice if things like "this WG work item I-D replaces an
individual submission I-D" could be expressed in the I-D XML.  I think
more metadata like this in the XML would be handy.  I agree there's an
alternate source for it at this time, so it's hardly urgent.

Nico
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