Re: Getting the latest version of an RFC specification

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Wed, 29 March 2017 21:44 UTC

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Subject: Re: Getting the latest version of an RFC specification
To: Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>, Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>
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On 3/29/2017 4:40 PM, Yoav Nir wrote:
> But there are examples that are properly tagged.
>  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616 is obsoleted by a series of six RFCs.

So to attempt a more serious suggestion -- remembering that the whole 
idea here was KISS:  If the Obsoleted-By field contains multiple 
pointers, then present this fact to the user and request that the select 
one.

d/


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Dave Crocker
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