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"xml2rfc" Version 3 Preparation Tool Description (RFC7998)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248559D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Dec-17
Document File: 36 page(s) / 39K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

P. Hoffman: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

As initially described in [RFC6949], the canonical format (the data that is the authorized, recognized, accepted, and archived version of the document) of the RFC Series has been plain text to date: it is now changing to XML (using the xml2rfc v3 vocabulary [RFC7991]).

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Internet Architecture Board (IAB)                             P. Hoffman Request for Comments: 7998                                         ICANN Category: Informational                                    J. Hildebrand ISSN: 2070-1721                                                  Mozilla                                                            December 2016

             "xml2rfc" Version 3 Preparation Tool Description

Abstract

   This document describes some aspects of the "prep tool" that is    expected to be created when the new xml2rfc version 3 specification    is deployed.

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/rfc7998.

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 & Hildebrand          Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7998                      v3 Prep Tool                 December 2016

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3

   2.  xml2rfc v3 Prep Tool Usage Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . .   4

   3.  Internet-Draft Submission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4

   4.  Canonical RFC Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5

   5.  What the v3 Prep Tool Does  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5

     5.1.  XML Sanitization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6

       5.1.1.  XInclude Processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6

       5.1.2.  DTD Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6

       5.1.3.  Processing Instruction Removal  . . . . . . . . . . .   6

       5.1.4.  V...