[rfc-i] changing [RFC1234] references to [RFC1234-XYZ]

Paul Kyzivat pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu
Tue Aug 13 10:09:09 PDT 2019

On 8/13/19 12:28 PM, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> On Aug 13, 2019, at 18:23, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>> Ideally I would like a way to include the definition of a reference but override the visible anchor.
> kramdown-rfc does that for you.
> If, for some reason, you want xml2rfc do the including, you have to rely on the server doing it.
> Right now, the bibxml servers only can do that for DOI and IANA references; you trigger it by adding an ?anchor= query parameter to the URI.
> I think it is on the to-do-list to enable that for other references, too.

I'm unclear about what you are saying it does.

I can already do <xref target="RFC8259">[JSON]</xref>. But that only 
changes the what appears at the point of use, not what appears in the 
reference list. To be useful it needs to change both places.


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