[rfc-i] draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf-01, "C.3 PDF Generation Libraries"

Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) rse at rfc-editor.org
Sun Mar 13 03:09:32 PDT 2016


On 3/10/16 7:28 PM, HANSEN, TONY L wrote:
> When the plan was to keep these I-Ds as living I-Ds and not publishing them as RFCs, having this section made perfect sense. Perhaps that makes less sense now.
> 
> A related question that came up between Larry and I is whether there should be a Tooling Requirements section in section 3?
> 
> Alternative, it might be that there should be a section in one of the core documents that talks about tooling.
> 
> The comments on this appendix really revolve on how those requirements could be met, but (unless I've forgotten a place) I'm not sure that they've been stated somewhere.
> 
> I see these primary tooling requirements:
> 
>     1) RFC Production Center generation of finalized XML files and subsequent officially-blessed formatted files.
>     2) Internet Draft generation through the web site, which currently uses command line tools on linux.
>     3) Command line tools available on linux, windows and mac to generate at least internet-drafts.
>     4) A GUI version available on linux, windows and mac to generate at least internet-drafts.
> 


Good requirements, but I don't think they belong in the drafts.

-Heather



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