GETAUTHORS Tool

This tool extracts author name, company, e-mail address, and country information from Internet Drafts and RFCs.

Usage:

Output will be consist of one row per each author, with fields separated by colons. These fields are as follows:

For the last five fields, if the data cannot be determined, the value "UNKNOWN" is used instead.

Examples

  % getauthors draft-ietf-eap-keying-07.txt
  draft-ietf-eap-keying-07.txt:Bernard Aboba:microsoft:bernarda@microsoft.com:usa:55:oct:2005:
  draft-ietf-eap-keying-07.txt:Dan Simon:microsoft:dansimon@microsoft.com:usa:55:oct:2005:
  draft-ietf-eap-keying-07.txt:Jari Arkko:ericsson:jari.arkko@ericsson.com:finland:55:oct:2005:
  draft-ietf-eap-keying-07.txt:Pasi Eronen:nokia:pasi.eronen@nokia.com:finland:55:oct:2005:
  draft-ietf-eap-keying-07.txt:Henrik Levkowetz:ericsson:henrik@levkowetz.com:sweden:55:oct:2005:

Download

The tool can be downloaded here. You also need the datafile (which you have to ask from me, the author, as it contains some e-mail addresses), place this at the same directory as the script. Current version is 2.0.6. See also authorstats, getidtype and getrfctype.

Rights

This software was written by Jari Arkko and its use and modification is free.

Disclaimer

No warranty is given: use this software at your own risk.

This tool is a hack and in a serious need of a total rewrite. Please contribute. More data about the accuracy of the tool can be found here.


Created October 19th, 2005. Last modified April 10th, 2007 by Jari Arkko