Re: [Tools-discuss] [rfc-i] Proposed survey on I-D authoring tools

Jay Daley <jay@ietf.org> Wed, 30 September 2020 23:31 UTC

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> On 1/10/2020, at 12:24 PM, Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> wrote:
> 
>>>> Approximately, how many times have you submitted a draft (both a new draft and a new version) to the Datatracker?
>>> hard to answer
>> Yep, hence the suggestion to look on your Datatracker page.
> 
> that would be expecting a lot from datatracker.  but i wait to learn
> 
>>  "XML using xml2rfc to create plain text for submission"
>> Does that match your usage of xml2rfc?
> 
> yes, but many of your other options have the attribute of what kind of
> editor.  hence my saying "ascii editor and xml2rfc" which kinda assumes
> that i edited xml.

I’ve only mentioned an editor where it has specific functionality (either in-built or via a plugin) to support I-D authoring.

I don’t think it adds anything for us to find out if someone wrote the XML in one of 100+ XML editors or 10000+ text editors.  Do you agree?

Jay

> 
> randy
> 

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