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

Jari Arkko <> Fri, 13 February 2009 15:41 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.

I don't have a problem with the number of messages. Deleting is easy. 
But I wouldn't mind stricter enforcement of the Subject lines...

Note that this opinion is entirely separate from the value of the 
comments. Repetition and mail bombing is not valuable. Well justified 
opinions are very valuable. The latter may come from both inside and 
outside the IETF; sometimes experts on some topic can be persuaded to 
send in a comment, but not to subscribe to lists or engage in lengthy