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id2xml 1.4.1

Convert text-format RFCs and Internet-Drafts to .xml format

Internet-Draft text to XML Conversion Tool

This tool, ‘id2xml’, is intended for use by the RFC-Editor staff, in order to produce a first xml2rfc-compatible XML version from text-only Internet-Draft submissions.

id2xml may also be useful for Internet-Draft authors who wish to start working on a new version of an older draft or RFC, for which no xml2rfc-compatible XML source is available.

Version 1.x can process the drafts specified in the development Statement of Work to XML files acceptable to xml2rfc, and can also process a number of other test files to acceptable XML. Missing is internal <xref/> links to figures and tables.

The default XML produced follows RFC 7749 [1] in version 1.x of the tool. With version 1.3.0 of the tool, output according to RFC 7991 [2] is available by use of the ‘-3’ switch.

[1]Reschke, J., “The “xml2rfc” Version 2 Vocabulary”, RFC 7749, DOI 10.17487/RFC7749, February 2016, <>.
[2]Hoffman, P., “The “xml2rfc” Version 3 Vocabulary”, RFC 7991, DOI 10.17487/RFC7991, December 2016,>.


Version 1.4.1 (19 Dec 2017)

This release which provides 2 small enhancements:

  • Deal better with comma-separated lists of rfc numbers in Updates: and Obsoletes: fields in the input document header.
  • Added warnings as comments inline in the xml file (in addition to showing them on stderr).

Version 1.4.0 (02 Nov 2017)

This is a small feature release which adds support for tables with style=’all’.
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