Re: I-D Action: draft-wilde-updating-rfcs-00.txt

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Thu, 15 September 2016 20:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: I-D Action: draft-wilde-updating-rfcs-00.txt
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From: Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
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Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:58:49 +1200
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Everybody's correct, IMHO. We need to have a general explanation of
what "updates" (and "obsoletes", but that's simpler) means that will
apply to all RFCs, and we need specific guidance within the standards
track in particular.

Regards
   Brian

On 16/09/2016 05:56, Joel M. Halpern wrote:
> I agree that it would be good if those streams paid attention to the 
> discussion.  It would be particularly good if they made the same choices 
> about meaning.
> But due to our history, it seems to me that the decision to do that is 
> up to each stream.  And thus the IETF having the discussion is helpful. 
> I would hope that if the IAB or IRTF (or ISE) have observations about 
> the approaches, the IETF would pay attention to that.
> 
> Yours,
> Joel
> 
> On 9/15/16 1:49 PM, Heather Flanagan wrote:
>> From the RFC Editor perspective, I’m hoping that this document will
>> touch on more than just the IETF stream. Both the IAB and the
>> Independent Submissions streams (but not the IRTF stream) contain
>> Updates/Obsoletes. Not many, but they do exist and should be accounted for.
>>
>> -Heather
>>
>> On September 15, 2016 at 9:11:40 AM, Joel M. Halpern
>> (jmh@joelhalpern.com <mailto:jmh@joelhalpern.com>) wrote:
>>
>>> As the draft is probably about IETF process, not RFC Editor rules, I
>>> would think that ietf@ietf.org would be the venue for discussing the
>>> draft, unless Jari thinks it needs a separate list (which I doubt).
>>>
>>> Yours,
>>> Joel
>>>
>>> On 9/15/16 8:58 AM, Andrew G. Malis wrote:
>>>> I noticed that as well in the announcement. The proper place to discuss
>>>> this draft is most probably rfc-interest@rfc-editor.org
>>>> <mailto:rfc-interest@rfc-editor.org> .
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Andy
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 8:58 PM, Brian E Carpenter
>>>> <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com <mailto:brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>     > Note to Readers
>>>>     >
>>>>     >    This draft should be discussed on the wgchairs mailing list [1].
>>>>
>>>>     Um, no. That's a closed list.
>>>>
>>>>     Regards
>>>>        Brian
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>> --
>> Heather Flanagan
>> RFC Series Editor
> 
>