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

John Levine <johnl@iecc.com> Sat, 14 February 2009 22:12 UTC

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>Despite currently excessive number of comments, I think we should invite 
>more comments and make it easier, not harder to send them. Even if 
>traffic on the list is now too high and information content per message 
>is low, in general our average number of comments in the IETF Last Call 
>stage is too low.

The problem isn't sending the comments, it's getting people to read
drafts, think about them, and offer cogent comments.

As we've been seeing, the comment step when not preceded by the
reading and thinking steps is at best useless.

R's,
John