[rfc-i] Book references

Carsten Bormann cabo at tzi.org
Tue Feb 18 11:39:08 PST 2020


Do DOI references work for you?

Grüße, Carsten


> On 2020-02-17, at 23:03, Watson Ladd <watsonbladd at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Dear people who care about RFC formats:
> 
> XML2RFC v2 defines a very anemic reference format. Essential
> information for books and dissertations such as place of publication,
> number of pages, editions, institution or press, are all omitted.
> That's despite the fact that existing RFCs do include this, albeit
> inconsistently, in their references (RFC 5905 cites a book, including
> CRC press, etc)
> 
> It would be nice to have parity with BibTex: this information is
> essential to differentiate between printings and editions and in
> tracking down difficult to find volumes. This has recently come up in
> editing the roughtime draft, and likely other NTP WG drafts will have
> these issues. While the annotation field works, maintaining
> consistency when using it is tricky.
> 
> Sincerely,
> Watson
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