[rfc-i] Some ideas to improve RFCs

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Oct 6 07:04:26 PDT 2014


On 2014-10-06 15:59, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> ...
>> About using a visible keyboards in HTML format of RFC, as I could
>> already see in other thread in this list, probably we can have a
>> team to work and suggest something in this regard. In other word,
>> when someone opens an RFC, it can see the keywords  and easily
>> understand its scope instead of reading the abstract and sometimes
>> also need to read introduction to understand what the RFC  wants to
>> cover.
>>
>
> I am particularly curious as to whether people would find keywords
> presented at the top of the future HTML publication format a useful
> thing, or if that might result in too much clutter at the top of a
> page.  Maybe just a link that says "keywords" and takes one to a list
> of keywords for that RFC?
> ...

If the abstract is hard to understand, then that is a problem that needs 
to be fixed. A set of keywords can't substitute the abstract.

So -1 on adding visible keywords (or even a link).

Best regards, Julian


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