Re: [Rfc-markdown] [Tools-discuss] getting the Acknowledgement section in the right place

Carsten Bormann <> Tue, 29 September 2020 06:16 UTC

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On 2020-09-29, at 04:06, Michael Richardson <> wrote:
> I noticed while reading the diff for an AUTH48 that the RFC editor had moved
> the Acknowledgement section after the references.

Yes, that’s what RFC 7322 says:

(It may be followed by a contributors section, and then is followed by the authors’ addresses.)

> I guess we can make that happen by putting that section after the ---back
> in kramdown, and move it manually in xml.

Putting the section last (or before a contributors section, which may be automatically inserted by kramdown-rfc) in the back matter is right.
No manual moving required.

Make sure you have numbered=“no” on the section:

# Acknowledgements
{: numbered="no"}

Examples for doing this:

Or any recent kramdown-rfc draft…

(This really belongs to the rfc-markdown list, which I have CCed.)

> It wasn't something I'd noticed before.

RFC 7322 was published in September 2014 ;-)

Grüße, Carsten