[rfc-i] Fwd: Re: [xml2rfc] Change in the results of using the "author" tag

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Apr 9 10:43:35 PDT 2019

On 09.04.2019 19:30, Charlie Perkins wrote:
> Hello Heather and all,
> I was redirected to ask you instead of xml2rfc...
> Basically, I think it is wrong to enforce RFC Style Guide limitations
> when showing the authorship of external documents.  So, for instance, if
> an external publication shows that the author is "Francisca Yu", I don't
> think we should require the initialized version in the citation of an
> IETF document.
> Regards,
> Charlie P.
> PS. No offense to Ms. Yu.
> PPS. Can someone tell me how to cite a stable URL?
> ...

As a reference?

For instance:

> <reference anchor="Sniffing" target="https://mimesniff.spec.whatwg.org">
>    <front>
>       <title>MIME Sniffing</title>
>       <author>
>          <organization>WHATWG</organization>
>       </author>
>       <date />
>    </front>
> </reference>

Best regards, Julian

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