Re: bettering open source involvement

Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com> Wed, 03 August 2016 19:22 UTC

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Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2016 15:21:40 -0400
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Rubber stamp objections generally come when there are two competing
implementations of different standards that do roughly the same thing, or
when someone brings a standard to the IETF that has issues, but they're
hoping to get the IETF to publish it as an RFC without having change
control.   Neither is a particularly sympathetic situation.

On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 2:55 PM, Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane@dukhovni.org>
wrote:

>
> > On Aug 3, 2016, at 4:15 AM, Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> wrote:
> >
> > if you write a draft and have running example code, you are accused to
> > be just coming to the ietf for a rubber stamp (cf. sidr).
>
> The Postfix code for DANE in SMTP was developed in parallel with the early
> drafts of RFC767[12].  I don't recall any "rubber stamp" objections.
> Perhaps
> that was an exception, but at least that objection is not universal.
>
> Work on the Postfix code began in Mar/2013 and on the new drafts in
> May/2013.
> Stable code in Postfix 2.11 was released in Jan/2014, and the RFCs were
> finally
> published in Oct/2015.
>
> --
>         Viktor.
>
>