Re: [dnssd] Barry Leiba's Yes on draft-ietf-dnssd-prireq-05: (with COMMENT)

Barry Leiba <> Wed, 26 February 2020 16:49 UTC

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Thanks, Christian, and I appreciate your quick response.

> I am not enthusiastic about "normative references in informational
> documents". I will wait for Eric's advice on that one, assuming that he
> will carry the IESG consensus on that topic.

Éric and I will discuss it.  Meanwhile, I'll note that the IESG said
this in 2006:

"Normative references specify documents that must be read to
understand or implement the technology in the new RFC, or whose
technology must be present for the technology in the new RFC to work."


"Note 3: The normative/informative distinction is relevant in any
document that amounts to a technical specification, even if its
intended status is Experimental or Informational."