[rfc-i] draft-iab-xml2rfc-03: reference sorting

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sat Feb 27 08:30:32 PST 2016


On 27 Feb 2016, at 1:11, Julian Reschke wrote:

> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-iab-xml2rfc-03.html#rfc.section.2.42.p.3>:
>
> "By default, the order of references is significant. Some formatters, 
> however, might be able to be requested to sort them based on their 
> anchor names."
>
> However 
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-iab-xml2rfc-03.html#rfc.section.2.45.11>:
>
> "Specifies whether or not the prep tool will sort the references in 
> each reference section."

Good catch; I'll remove the sentence from the <references> element.

> Which, by the way, is misleading; it needs to apply to any formatter.

I'm not sure what this means. If a formatter wants to change the order 
of stuff put out by the prep tool, that seems weird.

--Paul Hoffman


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