[rfc-i] draft-flanagan-rfc-framework-02 composition tools

Carsten Bormann cabo at tzi.org
Fri Oct 31 23:25:53 PDT 2014

Nico Williams <nico at cryptonector.com> writes:

> The hardest thing with *any* of these formats is references.  (I
> really could make lyx2rfc handle those more automatically though, and
> I might.)

Maintaining references is a chore.  Have a look at how kramdown-rfc2629
does all the work for you: Just write {{!RFC2119}} for a normative
reference and {{?RFC3819}} for an informative one.

(If there is no citation information at xml2rfc.ietf.org, you do have to
type it in, though, see http://github.com/cabo/kramdown-rfc2629 for
examples.  It is probably worth working on facilitating adding
information to that database, well before a referencing document becomes
an RFC.)

Gruesse, Carsten

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