Re: [Rfc-markdown] [xml2rfc] initials handling, was: New xml2rfc release: v2.22.3

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Tue, 09 April 2019 12:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Rfc-markdown] [xml2rfc] initials handling, was: New xml2rfc release: v2.22.3
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On 09.04.2019 14:11, HANSEN, TONY L wrote:
> ...
> How is the requirement to generate a single initial communicated within the XML? By looking at the RFC number? Or by a different attribute specified somewhere? While using the RFC number might seem simpler, I think it's better to be transparent and use an attribute.
> ...

Yes.

But we really should ask the RFC Editor whether they are sure about
this. After all, it seems to be a violation of the style guide:
<https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7322#section-4.8.6.2>.

Best regards, Julian