[rfc-i] suggestion for the RPC, IEEE standards

Eliot Lear lear at cisco.com
Tue Jul 21 00:52:21 PDT 2015

On 7/21/15 9:41 AM, John R Levine wrote:
>> I think these scrapers (yours and Eliot's) are great.
>> To be able to introduce some more tool support on the authoring side
>> we'd need to find out how to stabilize these as a service -- this could
>> be a tools service, a secretariat service, an RPC service, etc.
> My IEEE scraper isn't entirely automatic since you have to manually
> download a CSV of the standards from their site first (too much
> javascript to automate) but it's all pretty simple.

And my script was pretty darn gross, and as you can see, doesn't account
for that which is already there, but elsewhere in the repository (I had
to remove duplicates from RFCs, IDs, W3C, etc).


> R's,
> John
>> John Levine wrote:
>>> In article <55ACA5CB.3050601 at att.com> you write:
>>>> Please send nominations of additional bibxml2 references to
>>>> citations at rfc-editor.org. This email address was set up several years
>>>> ago and advertised back then, but has seen little traffic.
>>> Turns out it was easier to scrape IEEE standards than I'd thought.
>>> Ninety lines of python did the trick:
>>>     http://www.taugh.com/ieeestd/
>>> (These are the networking standards, I can change a parameter and
>>> get any of
>>> the other ones if we want them.)
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