[rfc-i] Proposed survey on I-D authoring tools

Jay Daley jay at ietf.org
Wed Sep 30 16:31:38 PDT 2020

> On 1/10/2020, at 12:24 PM, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
>>>> Approximately, how many times have you submitted a draft (both a new draft and a new version) to the Datatracker?
>>> hard to answer
>> Yep, hence the suggestion to look on your Datatracker page.
> that would be expecting a lot from datatracker.  but i wait to learn
>>  "XML using xml2rfc to create plain text for submission"
>> Does that match your usage of xml2rfc?
> yes, but many of your other options have the attribute of what kind of
> editor.  hence my saying "ascii editor and xml2rfc" which kinda assumes
> that i edited xml.

I’ve only mentioned an editor where it has specific functionality (either in-built or via a plugin) to support I-D authoring.

I don’t think it adds anything for us to find out if someone wrote the XML in one of 100+ XML editors or 10000+ text editors.  Do you agree?


> randy

Jay Daley
IETF Executive Director
jay at ietf.org

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