[rfc-i] Finding contributors

Andrew G. Malis agmalis at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 08:26:39 PST 2018


Even if you don’t have all of the RFCs available for a grep search, I’ve
found that Google works quite well, using a search like:

site:rfc-editor.org "Andrew Malis”

(or whoever else you’re looking for).

Cheers,
Andy


On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 8:48 PM, John Levine <johnl at taugh.com> wrote:

> In article <e15e36c3-8f4e-2ade-a0ca-2a486fc0eee7 at joelhalpern.com> you
> write:
> >Personally, I would not put much effort into making contributors
> >findable.  We could discuss it again after we showed we cared about
> >making authors findable by doing more than putting the then-current
> >contact information in the RFC.
>
> On the rare occasion when I wonder to what RFCs Joe Blow might have
> contributed, I find that grep works just fine.
>
> The text of all RFCs published since the beginning of time is about
> 430 megabytes which these days is not a lot.  On my vintage 2012
> laptop I can grep through them all in about 6 seconds.
>
> R's,
> John
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