Re: [xml2rfc-dev] consensus=true warning

Henrik Levkowetz <henrik@levkowetz.com> Mon, 18 November 2019 02:04 UTC

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On 2019-11-18 02:59, Martin Thomson wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2019, at 09:38, Henrik Levkowetz wrote:
>> Provide a consensus setting in the file, and you won't see it.
>>
>> This is the result of RFC 7998 requiring the preptool to set all attributes
>> that aren't set, but have a default value, to the default value.  Since the
>> tool should really not assert something that only the author is able
>> to properly say (does this document have consensus or not) there is a
>> warning.
> 
> As the warning says, the only valid value is "true".  So why do I get
> a warning when I choose to rely on the default?

Because the default is "false".

> Note that I also get this warning if I set the value to "false", but
> as I am generating Internet-Drafts, I don't believe that to be
> appropriate.

Right.  I think the schema authors made a mistake in giving this field a
default value.


	Henrik