Re: [Autoconf] RFC 5889 (Was: Call for comments to a new AUTOCONF charter proposal)

"Dearlove, Christopher (UK)" <> Thu, 22 July 2010 09:41 UTC

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See the reference quoted. And you've been an RFC author, you've
been through it.

The text concentrates on editorial stuff (getting references right,
that sort of thing). And my experience was largely about grammar,
punctuation and capitalisation (lots of that one). But as I read
it technical errors would probably be in scope. But rewriting the
recommendations is definitely not if I am any judge at all.

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Subject: Re: [Autoconf] RFC 5889 (Was: Call for comments to a new AUTOCONF charter proposal)

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Could you positively say what an AUTH48 _does_ cover?

I understand what it does _not_ cover.

I also understand that 48hours is _not_ the point.


Le 22/07/2010 11:14, Dearlove, Christopher (UK) a écrit :
> AUTH48 is a formal RFC Editor state, as you should know. I
> believe that 48 did originally refer to 48 hours, but that's
> not the point (though it is a strong hint). The point is what
> AUTH48 covers, which is not a technical rewrite.
> What RFC did or does stand for is irrelevant to this.

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