[rfc-i] Fixing names in references to old RFCs
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Feb 17 22:57:19 PST 2021
Am 18.02.2021 um 05:57 schrieb Martin Thomson:
> With RFC 7997, we can now include people's names in RFCs.
> But we didn't used to. I have a document that cites an older RFC where one of the authors had their name mangled. What do people here think about correcting the mangling when referencing that document from a newer RFC?
The problem with *any* change to the references resources is that if you
re-generate older specs that use these resources you get a different
result. (We have a similar issue with other changes to <reference>, such
as changes to seriesInfo, or even the insertion of DOIs).
Best regards, Julian
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