Re: [Tools-discuss] Rfcdiff v 0.12 feedback

Carsten Bormann <> Tue, 01 June 2021 18:20 UTC

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Weird, this form used to do a GET, which led to a reusable URL in the browser address line (see the bottom half of the page for how that is used).

(You can still have that after using this useful little bookmark on this form, which I have stored as “frmget”:



The form page now uses POST, which doesn’t make sense to me.

I can still save the resulting page and look at it in its full glory (both in Chrome and Safari, but of course the formats are different), so I cannot reproduce that part of the report.

But I want my GET back!
(Without needing to use the frmget hack, please.)

By the way, the rfcdiff is 1.48, only the form page seems to have a separate version number.
(Brew’s rfcdiff is still 1.46, which I have pinned now...)

Grüße, Carsten

> On 2021-06-01, at 19:46, Donald Eastlake <> wrote:
> Some change seems to have been made to stop people from saving Diffs
> from the Rfcdiff Web Service,