[rfc-i] Making the XML available

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Mar 5 21:52:07 PST 2019


On 06.03.2019 06:45, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2019, at 06:09, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>>
>> FWIW, the process of checking whether the XML actually *is* accurate can be fully automated...
> 
> Well, some of the nroff phase changes are pagination only.
> Is the XML (that doesn’t have the pagination tweaks) accurate then or not?
> For continuing on a bis document, it certainly is.

Yes.

> (There is also the matter of <?rfc include=“…”?> targets changing, as it did with the introduction of DOIs.)

That's why having external dependencies in the final XML is a bad idea. 
FWIW, this special-case could easily be handled as well.

Best regards, Julian


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