Re: [DNSOP] Deprecating the status opcode

tjw ietf <tjw.ietf@gmail.com> Sun, 19 May 2019 17:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Deprecating the status opcode
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Can we like this draft *and* a RFC cleanup of 1034/1035?

Though watching tcpm do this for 793 has been disheartening 

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> On May 16, 2019, at 11:46, Michael J. Sheldon <msheldon@godaddy.com>; wrote:
> 
>> On 5/16/19 3:23 AM, Petr Špaček wrote:
>> Notice: This email is from an external sender.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On 15. 05. 19 19:57, Bob Harold wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM John Levine <johnl@taugh.com
>>> <mailto:johnl@taugh.com>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>    In article <064BA295-F3DD-46E4-86A9-E03CF68EB6BC@sinodun.com
>>>    <mailto:064BA295-F3DD-46E4-86A9-E03CF68EB6BC@sinodun.com>> you write:
>>>> -=-=-=-=-=-
>>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> In the spirit of deprecating things I have submitted a draft to
>>>    deprecate the status opcode.
>>> 
>>>    RFC 1034 says it's "To be defined" so this seems a little premature.
>>> 
>>>    Other than that, go for it.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Does this increase or decrease the 'camel' page count?
>> 
>> Personally I think it is not worth the effort, it will just add one more
>> RFC to read and does not help the protocol maintenance.
>> 
>> I would say that it is better to have one "cleanup" RFC instead of
>> one-off doc with one useful paragraph in it. With one bigger document we
>> could say to newcommers "this is list of things you can ignore when you
>> encounter them in pile of DNS RFCs".
>> 
> 
> In a perfect world, we'd have occasional complete rewrites like what
> happened with RFCs 821, 2821, 5321 and RFCs 822, 2822, 5322
> 
> 
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> Michael Sheldon
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