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SVG Drawings for RFCs: SVG 1.2 RFC (RFC7996)

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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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N. Brownlee: AUTHOR

Abstract

Over the last few years, the RFC Editor has worked with the Internet community to develop specifications for changes in the format of RFCs. An outline of the resulting specifications was published as [RFC6949] in May 2013. Since then, a Design Team has been working with the RFC Editor to flesh out those specifications. One aspect of the changes is to allow line drawings in RFCs; [RFC6949] says

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Internet Architecture Board (IAB)                            N. Brownlee Request for Comments: 7996                    The University of Auckland Category: Informational                                    December 2016 ISSN: 2070-1721

                    SVG Drawings for RFCs: SVG 1.2 RFC

Abstract

   This document specifies SVG 1.2 RFC -- an SVG profile for use in    diagrams that may appear in RFCs -- and considers some of the issues    concerning the creation and use of such diagrams.

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/rfc7996.

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.

 Brownlee                      Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7996           SVG Drawings for RFCs: SVG 1.2 RFC      December 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2

   2. SVG 1.2 RFC: An SVG Profile for RFCs ............................3

      2.1. Elements, Properties, and Attributes Allowed in

           SVG 1.2 RFC ................................................4

   3. How to Create SVG Drawings ......................................7

   4. Accessibility Considerations ....................................7

   5. Examples of Diagrams Common in RFCs .............................8

      5.1. Packet Layout Diagrams .....................................8

      5.2. Sequence Diagrams (1) ......................................8

      5.3. Sequence Diagrams (2) ......................................8

   6. Security Considerations .........................................8

   7. References ......................................................9

      7.1. Normative References .................................