Re: [datatracker-rqmts] Slides for the face-to-face BoF next week

Paul Hoffman <> Wed, 03 November 2010 14:20 UTC

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Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2010 07:20:14 -0700
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At 4:09 PM +0200 11/3/10, Yaron Sheffer wrote:
>Hi Paul,
>I can see two ways of dealing with this issue, there are probably more:
>- Make the Atom feeds not only per-draft, but more sophisticated. Example feed templates:
>* All drafts authored by X
>* All drafts of the Y WG (which we already have, BTW)
>* All drafts whose name/title includes the term Z.
>- Alternatively, we could publish and maintain OPML files for common collections, e.g. one per WG. [I know you dislike OPML, but it works for me]. But this in an inferior solution because people would have to update the OPML file (list of feeds) manually.

OK, I'm glad I asked. It sounds like you are in favor of some of the list-creation parts of the draft, but not the "my list is stored on the IETF server" part, and not in favor of "I can see my list displayed on the Datatracker web site" part. Is that a fair summary?

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