[rfc-i] The New RFC Editor Website

Paul Kyzivat pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu
Wed Oct 14 09:10:01 PDT 2015


For parity, would like visibility to the HTMLized, or actual generated 
(non-normative) HTML.


On 10/14/15 10:47 AM, Martin Rex wrote:
> The RFC Editor website currently provides URLs to a TXT (normative)
> and PDF (non-normative) variant to an RFC, but no link to the
> HTML-ized rfcmarkup version of the document on the tools.ietf.org
> website, and neither a link to the datatracker about the document.
> Personally, I'm using URLs to the tools-variant of RFCs and I-Ds
> when quoting stuff in discussions, because one can use anchor tags
> on the HTML-ized (rfcmarkup) versions of the document (by section/appendix
> or by page) if the document isn't too old.
> e.g.
>     https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5681
>     https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5681
>     https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc5681/
> I just noticed that the rfcmarkup page of rfc5681 does not link to
> the datatracker.  I need to first navigate to the rfcmarkup of the
> final I-D (draft-ietf-tcpm-rfc2581bis) in order to obtain a [Tracker]
> URL at the top.
> Curiously, the datatracker links to tools.ietf.org only for the html
> version of the document, and to www.rfc-editor.org for the plain text
> and pdf versions, whereas the tools rfcmarkup header links [txt|pdf]
> locally on the tools server.
> -Martin
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