[rfc-i] xml.resource.org

Nico Williams nico at cryptonector.com
Thu May 22 13:08:53 PDT 2014


On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 1:54 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at vpnc.org> wrote:
> On May 22, 2014, at 10:58 AM, Russ Housley <housley at vigilsec.com> wrote:
>
>> We do not have control over the resporce.org domain, so this can become a long term problem.  Since we are updating these specifications, can we replace xml.resource.org with something at ietf.org or rfc-editor.org?
>
> Neither the v2 or v3 spec even talk about xml.resource.org. The v3 spec describes a way for authors to get relevant references directly through the draft processing tool. That assumes that databases used for creating references will be hosted by the IETF and/or RFC Editor.

I can't find that, but in the meantime, please see my post about use
of URNs for this.  ISTM that the right way to handle this is via URNs,
with xml2rfc resolving in some fashion (in code), perhaps using a list
of bibxml repositories' base URLs could be provided as local
configuration.

Nico
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