Re: [Tools-discuss] how to reference BCPs (such as BCP38)?

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Tue, 14 May 2019 18:32 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Tools-discuss] how to reference BCPs (such as BCP38)?
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On May 14, 2019, at 17:49, Michael Richardson <mcr@sandelman.ca>; wrote:
> 
> Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>; wrote:
>> With kramdown-rfc, you get to choose the label:
> 
>> normative:
>> BCP38: RFC2827
> 
> So, then I reference {{BCP38}}?

Yes.

> This document predates kramdown… 

I don’t think so…
(My records say useofrplinfo is from 2015.  
Kramdown-rfc was first published as a gem in Jan 2011.
I just never campaigned it, because I wrote it for myself and my co-authors.)

> so it’s pre XML :-(

I can help with upconverting XML to markdown, by the way.

> It should have been done already.

Talking about useofrplinfo, I think one could say that…
(RFC 6550 should never have been published without that information.)

Grüße, Carsten