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 This page describes how RFC output is produced in the the current system and proposes a method for it to be produced in the future. This page describes how RFC output is produced in the the current system and proposes a method for it to be produced in the future.
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 +====== Pre-production ======
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 +  - Internet drafts are generated with a variety of tools.
 +  - Some of these tools generate XML2RFC input, which is then used to generate text.
 +  - Some of the tools generate text directly.
 +  - When ready to become an RFC, the text version is sent to the RFC Editor, along with either the corresponding XML2RFC input or the corresponding nroff input
  
 ====== Current Production ====== ====== Current Production ======
  
-  - If the input to the RFC Editor ​is XML, the document is edited directly.+  - If the input to the RFC Editor ​includes ​XML, the document is edited directly.
   - When editing is complete, xml2rfc v2 is used to generate text (unless errors are such that xml2rfc v1 is used instead). ​ AUTH48 state is initiated using the text output. Once approvals are complete, xml2rfc v2/v1 is used to generate nroff.   - When editing is complete, xml2rfc v2 is used to generate text (unless errors are such that xml2rfc v1 is used instead). ​ AUTH48 state is initiated using the text output. Once approvals are complete, xml2rfc v2/v1 is used to generate nroff.
   - The nroff is is edited to fix the placement of page breaks and any remaining quirks.   - The nroff is is edited to fix the placement of page breaks and any remaining quirks.
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