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

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Wed, 30 September 2020 23:07 UTC

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> [QUESTION - Multiple Choice]
> Approximately, how many I-Ds have you authored in total (different I-Ds not versions of the same I-D)?
> If you need a reminder then your Datatracker page will have the
> details.

not obvious how for not-a-datatracker-geek.  give instructions, please

> Approximately, how many times have you submitted a draft (both a new draft and a new version) to the Datatracker?

hard to answer

> How often have you used the following document format(s) and associated output process(es) (editor/template/converter) when authoring an I-D? (Ignore any you don’t know about)
> Items
> 	• Plain text using no markup
> 	• Plain text using a different output process
> 	• Markdown using the kramdown-rfc2629 converter
> 	• Markdown using the mmark converter
> 	• Markdown using the draftr converter
> 	• Markdown using the Pandoc2rfc converter
> 	• Markdown using a different output process
> 	• XML using the XMLMind editor and xml2rfc-xxe
> 	• XML using a different output process
> 	• AsciiDoc using the metanorma-ietf (formerly known as asciidoctor-rfc) converter
> 	• AsciiDoc using a different output process
> 	• TeX / LaTeX using Lyx editor and lyx2rfc
> 	• TeX / LaTeX using a different output process
> 	• nroff using the Nroff Edit editor
> 	• nroff using nroff2xml template
> 	• nroff using a different output process
> 	• Microsoft Word rich text using Joe Touch’s Word Template (RFC5385)
> 	• Microsoft Word rich text using a different output process (This means specifically using rich text styles that a template/convertor will recognise, it does not mean using this an editor for one of the other formats)
> 	• Other format (Only use this option if you author in a
> different format to all of those above) [PLEASE SPECIFY what format
> you author in and what output process you use]

uh, where is xml using a classic ascii text editor, e.g. emacs, and xml2rfc?

randy