[rfc-i] the rfc-editor.org/info URL, and announcements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Mon Jan 5 20:09:33 PST 2015


FWIW, the meta info isn't all complete. The refs ( Cite this RFC: TXT  |
 XML ) both point to broken links.

Joe

On 1/5/2015 6:23 PM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> Good points, Michael.  I'll talk to the team about this and see what
> we can do.
> 
> -Heather
> 
> On 1/5/15 6:15 PM, Michael Richardson wrote:
> 
>> Just got this wonderful thing in my stocking today: RFC 7416
> 
>> Title:      A Security Threat Analysis for the Routing Protocol for
>> Low-Power and Lossy Networks (RPLs) ... URL:
>> https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7416.txt
> 
>> MANY MANY thanks for the super work that the RFC editor team
>> does...
> 
>> Why does it not mention the format-independant URL and way to
>> actually find all the meta info, that is: 
>> http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7416
> 
>> which isn't mentioned at all. It seems that not only would having
>> this URL in the body of the announcement better socialize this
>> entry point into rfc-editor.org, but it would also raise the search
>> engine rank (from the archives of the various lists pointing at it)
>> for that web page.  That would better lead people to the meta
>> info, and therefore the obsoleted-by, and the errata.
> 
>> -- Michael Richardson <mcr+IETF at sandelman.ca>, Sandelman Software
>> Works -= IPv6 IoT consulting =-
> 
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