Re: What's the alternative to "snarling"?

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Wed, 21 April 2021 04:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: What's the alternative to "snarling"?
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From: Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>
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On 21-Apr-21 15:07, Jay Daley wrote:
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> Again, I read that quite differently.  To me this was someone suggesting that old-timers are the best choice for documenting all the "discussed ad nauseum" ideas, which newcomers can then read to avoid falling into the trap.  Sounds like a useful section for the new wiki being planned [1].

I think so, but it needs to be curated in a somewhat Wikipedian style to ensure that it isn't just a list of pet peeves. IMHO it certainly should not be old timers only. As evidence I submit RFC6294, where most of the spadework was done by a grad student.

   Brian
 
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> [1]  https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/tools-discuss/OKPzIqdz79FAdrKcx9SNDGysUww/
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