[rfc-i] Referencing Internet Drafts
paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Mon May 25 07:53:10 PDT 2015
On May 25, 2015, at 5:09 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
> 184.108.40.206. Referencing Internet-Drafts
> References to Internet-Drafts may only appear as informative
> references. Given that several revisions of an I-D may be produced
> in a short time frame, references must include the posting date
> (month and year), the full Internet-Draft file name (including the
> version number), and the phrase "Work in Progress". Authors may
> reference multiple versions of an I-D. If the referenced I-D was
> also later published as an RFC, then that RFC must also be listed.
> [SYMBOLIC-TAG] Last name, First initial., Ed. (if applicable)
> and First initial. Last name, Ed. (if
> applicable), "I-D Title", Work in Progress,
> draft-string-NN, Month Year.
> [RFC-STYLE] Flanagan, H. and S. Ginoza, "RFC Style Guide",
> Work in Progress, draft-flanagan-style-01,
> June 2013.
> Out of curiosity: why was the series name ("Internet Draft") dropped here? Is this really an intentional change?
I hope so in both cases. The series name is obvious to 99% of readers of RFCs.
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