[rfc-i] [xml2rfc] Broken author field in several citations

Henrik Levkowetz henrik at levkowetz.com
Wed Oct 22 12:17:23 PDT 2014

Hi Tony, Bill,


On 2014-10-22 20:41, Tony Hansen wrote:
> The proper address to use for bibxml issues is citations at rfc-editor.org.
> The bibxml files are created from the same data that generates the 
> 1id-index.txt and 1id-abstract.txt files. If you look in there, you'll 
> find the following:
>    "Requirements for IP Multicast Receiver Access Control",
>    william.atwood at concordia.ca, Salekul Islam, Bing Li, 2014-07-04,
>    <draft-atwood-mboned-mrac-req-01.txt>
> Look similar?
> In other words, the underlying problem is in the I-D database.
> Henrik, is this an issue that the ietf secretariat can fix?

It should be, yes -- they should go in and correct either the author
list or Bill's rolodex entry, depending on exactly where things have
gone wrong.

Best regards,


>      Tony Hansen
> On 10/21/14, 6:09 PM, William Atwood wrote:
>> The citation <xref target="I-D.atwood-mboned-mrac-req"></xref>
>> produces the following output:
>> [I-D.atwood-mboned-mrac-req]
>>                william.atwood at concordia.ca, w., Islam, S., and B. Li,
>>                "Requirements for IP Multicast Receiver Access Control",
>>                draft-atwood-mboned-mrac-req-01 (work in progress), July
>>                2014.
>> Clearly the string "william.atwood at concordia.ca, w." should be "Atwood, W.".
>> The same is true for three other Internet Drafts where I am first author:
>> <xref target="I-D.atwood-mboned-mrac-arch"></xref>
>> <xref target="I-D.atwood-pim-gsam"></xref>
>> <xref target="I-D.atwood-pim-sigmp"></xref>
>> Who do I talk to to get this fixed?
>>    Bill

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