[rfc-i] Landing page & Accept header (Re: Feeding search engines, was: feedback on draft-iab-styleguide-01)

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Mar 26 07:56:20 PDT 2014

On 2014-03-26 15:46, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> On 3/25/14, 8:14 PM, Nico Williams wrote:
>> Proposal:
>>   - the landing page for the canonical URI for any RFC should be a web
>> page like the tools.ietf.org rfc pages: the HTML rendering of the RFC
>> with links to alternative formats at the top
>>   - if Accept: is set to some other content type that is supported,
>> then the server should return that format of the RFC instead the HTML
>> rendering.
>> This will make it trivial to write "curl -H 'Accept: application/pdf'
>> ... | print -" and so on.
> Would this be a frame around the HTML rendering of the RFC or a change
> to the actual content of the HTML?

I don't think we should use classic frames (they are invalid in HTML5 
for good reasons).

Best regards, Julian

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