Re: adapting IETF in light of github and similar tools

Lloyd W <lloyd.wood@yahoo.co.uk> Wed, 21 April 2021 00:22 UTC

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From: Lloyd W <lloyd.wood@yahoo.co.uk>
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Subject: Re: adapting IETF in light of github and similar tools
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 10:22:20 +1000
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I argue that the IETF is in publishing.

Which is why the RFC Editor is so important, and should not be overlooked.

Lloyd Wood
lloyd.wood@yahoo.co.uk

> On 21 Apr 2021, at 02:57, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> wrote:
> 
> We have to decide what business we’re in.  If we are in the tooling business and want to compete with Microsoft, then we should be concerned.  But as a standards organization, I don’t think we are.  I think we are in the business of doing open standards.  And it’s not as if Microsoft forces people to use Word and Excel on Github, or even provides a comfortable experience on GH for those apps.
> 
> Eliot
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