[rfc-i] Notes on "submission format"

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Fri Sep 21 10:33:37 PDT 2012

Greetings agin. The -00 says:
   Submission format = the format submitted to the RFC Editor by

      *  might not be the same as the canonical formats (though it would
         make the workflow somewhat simpler for the RFC Editor if it

      *  will be converted to another format for further processing and
         publication if necessary

      *  Currently: .txt (required), XML (optional), NROFF (optional) 

"Authors" do not submit to the RFC Editor: stream managers do.

The last bullet is ambiguous: it makes it sound like, based on an option, XML or NROFF might be a submission format. Better:
      *  Currently, the required submission format is text. That that text was
         generated by XML or NROFF, those files may optionally be turned in
         as well.

--Paul Hoffman

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