[rfc-i] Comments in the canonical RFCs

Donald Eastlake d3e3e3 at gmail.com
Fri May 9 11:08:07 PDT 2014


I support removal of comments before publication. Hidden potential
junk is something we don't want.

Thanks,
Donald
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On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 12:46 PM, Nico Williams <nico at cryptonector.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Dave Thaler <dthaler at microsoft.com> wrote:
>> <!-- The following boilerplate comes from <insert url here>. -->
>> I don't know if there's enough value in keeping such comments to make the
>> RFC editing process take on the job of worrying about which type a comment is.
>
> Making them remove such comments might be problematic, and they might
> forget.  Unless we have tools that know how to remove such comments.
> (Huh, do XML processors have options to strip out comments?)  And if
> we don't have such tools then we'll need to have XML submissions'
> source reviewed!
>
> Therefore that is my concern here: the need to either have XML
> comments automatically removed or reviewed.  I prefer the former, and
> that makes the matter moot.
>
> Nico
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