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The "xml2rfc" Version 3 Vocabulary (RFC7991)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Dec-17

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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P. Hoffman: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document describes version 3 ("v3") of the "xml2rfc" vocabulary: an XML-based language ("Extensible Markup Language" [XML]) used for writing RFCs [RFC7322] and Internet-Drafts [IDGUIDE].

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Internet Architecture Board (IAB)                             P. Hoffman Request for Comments: 7991                                         ICANN Obsoletes: 7749                                            December 2016 Category: Informational ISSN: 2070-1721

                    The "xml2rfc" Version 3 Vocabulary

Abstract

   This document defines the "xml2rfc" version 3 vocabulary: an    XML-based language used for writing RFCs and Internet-Drafts.  It is    heavily derived from the version 2 vocabulary that is also under    discussion.  This document obsoletes the v2 grammar described in    RFC 7749.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)    and represents information that the IAB has deemed valuable to    provide for permanent record.  It represents the consensus of the    Internet Architecture Board (IAB).  Documents approved for    publication by the IAB are not a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7991.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.

Hoffman                       Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7991           The "xml2rfc" Version 3 Vocabulary      December 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................5

      1.1. Expected Updates to the Specification ......................5

      1.2. Design Criteria for the Changes in v3 ......................6

      1.3. Differences from v2 to v3 ..................................6

           1.3.1. New Elements in v3 ..................................6

           1.3.2. New Attributes for Existing Elements ................7

           1.3.3. Elements and Attributes Deprecated from v2 ..........8

           1.3.4. Additional Changes from v2 ..........................9

      1.4. Syntax Notation ...........................................10

   2. Elements .......................................................10

      2.1. <abstract> ...