Re: [apps-discuss] The acct: scheme question

SM <sm@resistor.net> Wed, 27 June 2012 23:55 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] The acct: scheme question
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Hi Paul,
At 14:49 27-06-2012, Paul E. Jones wrote:
>Moving it to a separate document should not be necessary.  We can 
>publish the WF RFC with the "acct" URI scheme and work to get URI 
>reviewer approval in parallel.  Is URI reviewer approval required 
>first?  I don't think so.  Graham suggested that having it agreed in 
>a standards-track RFC carries a lot of weight.

If the draft is on-track as an IETF RFC, the URI review should not be 
a problem.  Graham already suggested the easy path.  If you completed 
the steps to request a URI review, it's not worth worrying about that 
if the draft is making progress.

A DISCUSS from the an IESG member is not the end of the world.  It's 
merely a question which can be answered with a little effort.  The 
ADs actually ask questions which we all know should be answered.  We 
prefer to hand-wave them though. :-)

If an author get a few good reviews for a draft, the last stages are 
easier.  If an author only wants reviews from people who will agree 
with him/her, the last stages can seem like an unsurmountable effort.

Regards,
-sm