[rfc-i] section/@numbered feedback

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at greenbytes.de
Sun Mar 6 22:54:39 PST 2016


On 2016-03-06 23:57, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> Now I’m confused: XML2RFCv2 has had section/@numbered since 2015-02-22.
> It doesn’t appear to be documented in RFC 7749.

RFC 7749 documents the vocabulary at the time the RFC redesign project 
started, not later (experimental) additions.

> It is needed to do RFC 7322 style acknowledgements, so I have been
> recommending its use to kramdown-rfc users.
>
> Is this
> [_] a bug in RFC 7749
> [_] a feature of XML2RFCv2 that is just anticipating XML2RFCv3

Partly. It uses incompatible values, see 
<https://trac.tools.ietf.org/tools/xml2rfc/trac/ticket/313>.

> [_] a feature of XML2RFCv2 I should stop recommending

Yes, for now, because of the ticket above.

> [_] all just my confusion
>
> Multiple answers may be valid…
>
> (There is also reference/@quote-title…)
>
> Grüße, Carsten

Best regards, Julian


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