Re: [xml2rfc] HTMLized format has changed!

Brian E Carpenter <> Tue, 02 February 2021 01:36 UTC

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To: Carsten Bormann <>, Paul Kyzivat <>
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Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2021 14:36:33 +1300
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On 02-Feb-21 13:24, Carsten Bormann wrote:
> On 2021-02-02, at 00:35, Paul Kyzivat <> wrote:
>> I notice today that HTMLized format has degraded from what it used to be. (I noticed this with I haven't extensively studied it, but what I notice is that the TOC is no longer hot linked to the corresponding sections of the text.
> The TOC detector of the HTMLizer was killed by removing the page numbers from V3 .TXT RFCs.  So you will see this from RFC8650 onward.
>> Is this an accident? Can it please be fixed?
> It is a “small matter of programming” :-)
> But there is the cognitive dissonance of fixing an htmlizer when V3 has such a wonderful .HTML output.

If I was in charge, I'd put priority on the new diff tool for V3.