On Thu, 05 Apr 2007 22:19:11 +0200
Simon Josefsson <simon(_at_)josefsson(_dot_)org> wrote:
Sam Hartman <hartmans-ietf(_at_)mit(_dot_)edu> writes:
Hi. I'm sitting here reviewing changes to a document to see if I
can last call it.
As part of a response to AD review comments, one of the references
were changed. This document uses numeric references. Starting at
reference 16, everything was renumbered. That makes the diff a
For this and many other reasons, I strongly encourage people to
avoid numeric references in their documents.
That makes sense, but I believe the default for the xml2rfc tool is to
produce numeric references. Does xml2rfc support symbolic references?
If the defaults in xml2rfc is changed to symbolic references, I think
we'd see that a lot of documents would adopt the new approach.
Use the line
<?rfc symrefs="yes" ?>
to get symbolic references.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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