[rfc-i] Author line oddity in citations

Loa Andersson loa at pi.nu
Sun Jun 25 01:56:57 PDT 2017


Heather,

inline please.

On 2017-06-23 01:20, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> On 6/22/17 12:53 AM, Eggert, Lars wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I just noticed that the author line in citations has an oddity, in the sense that the name format is "Lastname, I." for all but the last author, where it is "I. Lastname."
>>
>> [RFC5681]  Allman, M., Paxson, V., and E. Blanton, "TCP Congestion
>>            Control", RFC 5681, DOI 10.17487/RFC5681, September 2009,
>>            <http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5681>.
>>
>> Is this on purpose, e.g., following some common citation style? Just feels odd.
>>
>
> Yes, on purpose. Basically follows CMOS.

I've looked at CMOS, and can't find the style you are referring too, can 
you send me a link?

/Loa
>
> -Heather
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