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Re: References Re: What are the requirements/problems? Re: Working on New Styles for W3C Specifications

From: Harald Alvestrand <hta@google.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 22:13:57 -0800
Message-ID: <CAOqqYVFPu1Nsq=c5A8UbyR2pUsLK6GUkdf=m9O5SfGG+zMUAjg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, chairs@w3.org, "spec-prod@w3.org" <spec-prod@w3.org>
Could someone please reach out to the people who maintain the citation
libraries at http://xml.resource.org/ and try to make sure we and they
are working off the same data?

They provide the reference citations to W3C documents for a
significant portion (half?) of IETF documents published, and have been
doing an XML citation library for ~7 years.

              Harald

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 07:32, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 December 2011 15:25:42 Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2011-12-14 14:48, Bert Bos wrote:
>> > On Wednesday 14 December 2011 01:37:08 Martin J. Dürst wrote:
>> >> Apart from that, I have to say I'm also not happy with that RDF,
>> >> but my main reason is that the order of the authors gets garbled.
>> >
>> > Yes, that bothered me enough that some time ago I stopped using the
>> > RDF file[1] for the spec postprocessor[2] and instead get the data
>> > directly from the source: the HTML files on /TR. The result is
>> > added, as before, to a Refer database[3], which also contains
>> > other, non-W3C publications that people have needed to cite. (But
>> > those other references are purely maintained by hand. I haven't
>> > coupled it with the RFC database[4], e.g.).
>> > ...
>>
>> Bert,
>>
>> any chance you could generate a simple XML file that contains ordered
>> author lists per entry in tr.rdf?
>
> That shouldn't be hard: it's the same data as in the Refer file, only
> with different delimiters...
>
> Just any XML format? Or did you have a specific one in mind?
>
>
>
> Bert
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