[rfc-i] contributors section & tools & YANG

tom petch daedulus at btconnect.com
Fri Jul 17 02:33:22 PDT 2020

On 15/07/2020 20:59, Jari Arkko wrote:
>> Is there any tool from e.g.: the IETF or Arkko publishing houses that actually deparses names
>> in a contributors section and does something with that information ?
> My tools actually do this. For the sake of listing documents or counting authorship, explicitly listed people in the contributor section get counted equally to those in the author section.
> My choice, of course. There are some rationales, basically about me creating those tools initially to understand who is making these standards, and contribution counts for that. May not fit everyone’s model of things.
> In a perfect world one could control what information one wants to show. Or even be able to show who is acknowledged.

Tweaking the subject slightly for a related question which is bugging 
me, what about all those editors who appear in YANG modules, modules 
which must be plain text so that they can be extracted and used outside 
the IETF environment?

Tom Petch

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