Re: [Fwd: Re: Changes needed to Last Call boilerplate]

John Levine <johnl@iecc.com> Mon, 16 February 2009 21:30 UTC

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>> The problem isn't sending the comments, it's getting people to read
>> drafts, think about them, and offer cogent comments.
>
>It is not clear if you imply that people read more the comments than 
>the drafts. However, comments and drafts are not formally linked.

It doesn't matter whether they read the drafts in a multi-colored
hyperlinked web interface or hand lettered on parchment.  But comments
from people who haven't read what they're commenting on are, as we
have just seen, unlikely to be of use to anyone.

R's,
John