[rfc-i] Proposed new RFC submission requirements

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri May 25 08:14:20 PDT 2012

On 5/25/12 8:33 AM, Martin Rex wrote:
> Paul Hoffman wrote:
>> If the RFC Editor's only decision criteria is "what would make my life
>> easier", they should prefer to have only one submission format.
>> If they have other criteria such as "we want to make publication in
>> the RFC series available to authors who don't want to learn XML",
>> they might prefer to have something easier (for the author) as well.
> Since the RFC Editor is _not_ the author of most of the documents
> that are to be published as RFC, it will be essential that the 
> submission format can be automatically generated from 
> easy-to-use authoring formats.

The lack of easy-to-use authoring formats doesn't seem to have hindered
publication of 6500+ RFCs so far.


Peter Saint-Andre

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