Re: I-D Action: draft-arkko-ietf-trends-and-observations-00.txt

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Wed, 02 March 2016 02:11 UTC

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Subject: Re: I-D Action: draft-arkko-ietf-trends-and-observations-00.txt
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From: Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
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Thanks for this draft. It's helpful, but some other issues come to mind:

Crypto-wars redux, including the privacy wars, and are they affecting
general progress in the IETF?

Are any of the problems in RFC 3774 still open?

Is IASA as good as it could be? Time for a 10-year review?

Is the IETF Trust as good as it could be? Time for a review?

Is the EDU effort as good as it could be? Time for a review?

ISDs*. The mess of RFCs updating & depending on other RFCs only gets worse.

IETF process rules. The mess of RFCs and IESG statements updating & depending
on others only gets worse. I do my best at http://www.ietf.org/about/process-docs.html
but it's spaghetti.

Regards
   Brian Carpenter

*https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-klensin-isdbis