[rfc-i] Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Thu May 24 11:27:33 PDT 2012

On 5/24/2012 11:10 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> Are other folks on this list happy with the proposal to require
> xml2rfc as mandatory for the input format for RFC publishing? This
> would apply to all the streams (Independent, IRTF, and IAB), not just
> IETF documents.

I am not.

> My personal preference would be to make text the input format, with
> the expectation that the RFC Editor would continue to add the necessary
> markup (possibly starting from XML, if it is submitted) and produce the
> different formats. I am particularly concerned about making input to the
> RFC series harder fro the Independent Stream.

I'm OK with text as the input (i.e., submission) format.


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