Re: [Gendispatch] New Version Notification - draft-eggert-bcp45bis-04.txt

Dan Harkins <dharkins@lounge.org> Tue, 28 September 2021 06:57 UTC

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On 9/27/21 11:17 AM, Keith Moore wrote:
>
> On 9/26/21 8:04 PM, Martin Thomson wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 27, 2021, at 04:29, Keith Moore wrote:
>>> Asking for a draft, or at least a concrete set of proposed changes to
>>> the current document, seems reasonable.  What does not seem reasonable
>>> is to publish the current draft before these identified problems are
>>> dealt with.
>> This is a process document.  It describes how things work. Whether 
>> you like current practices, there is still value in having processes 
>> documented.  I'm supportive of publishing this documentation of 
>> current practices.
>
> But it's more than a document of current practices, it's being 
> proposed as a statement of "best" current practice.   I don't think 
> the current practice (over the past few years) is anything like 
> "best", and I think it's done considerable harm to IETF's openness and 
> ability to build consensus.
>
> Keith
>
>

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