[rfc-i] Referencing Internet Drafts
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Sat Mar 11 06:37:12 PST 2017
> 18.104.22.168. Referencing Internet-Drafts
> References to Internet-Drafts may only appear as informative
> references. Given that several revisions of an I-D may be produced
> in a short time frame, references must include the posting date
> (month and year), the full Internet-Draft file name (including the
> version number), and the phrase "Work in Progress". Authors may
> reference multiple versions of an I-D. If the referenced I-D was
> also later published as an RFC, then that RFC must also be listed.
> [SYMBOLIC-TAG] Last name, First initial., Ed. (if applicable) and
> First initial. Last name, Ed. (if applicable), "I-D Title", Work in
> Progress, draft-string-NN, Month Year.
> [RFC-STYLE] Flanagan, H. and S. Ginoza, "RFC Style Guide", Work in
> Progress, draft-flanagan-style-01, June 2013.
That's the same as in RFC 7322, but doesn't reflect what we actually do:
> [RFC-STYLE] Flanagan, H. and S. Ginoza, "RFC Style Guide",
> draft-flanagan-style-01 (work in progress), June 2013.
If you're serious about that, you should open a change request for xml2rfc.
(FWIW, I don't see how the format proposed here is better than the one
we've been using for ages).
Best regards, Julian
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