[rfc-i] On backwards compatibility for v2

Paul Kyzivat pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu
Tue Feb 11 08:51:00 PST 2014

On 2/11/14 11:42 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

>> There could be similar issues if one wanted to publish an old RFC in a
>> different format. Because it is a different format, one won't expect it
>> to be identical to the old txt version. But one would not want to
>> *replace* the xml with upgraded xml that is only used for new formats.
>> Perhaps both xml versions could be stored, but I doubt we have a way to
>> do that.
>> ...
> We wouldn't republish the TXT version, but we *would* generate HTML.
> And the XML version right now isn't public anyway.

I'm hoping (expecting) that will change. It is now public for *drafts*.


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