[rfc-i] Fixing names in references to old RFCs

Michael Richardson mcr+ietf at sandelman.ca
Thu Feb 18 08:08:13 PST 2021

Martin Thomson <mt at lowentropy.net> wrote:
    > 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?

I think that you are asking if the reference.RFC.xxxx.xml file should get
fixed. Others seem to think that you are asking to regenerate the RFC.
Please clarify.

Michael Richardson <mcr+IETF at sandelman.ca>   . o O ( IPv6 IøT consulting )
           Sandelman Software Works Inc, Ottawa and Worldwide

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