Re: Last Call: <draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-12.txt> (Guidelines for Writing an IANA Considerations Section in RFCs) to Best Current Practice

"Ben Campbell" <ben@nostrum.com> Sat, 04 June 2016 23:53 UTC

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Subject: Re: Last Call: <draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-12.txt> (Guidelines for Writing an IANA Considerations Section in RFCs) to Best Current Practice
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On 4 Jun 2016, at 18:22, Stephen Farrell wrote:

> On 04/06/16 23:59, Ben Campbell wrote:
>>
>> If people think that readers don't use the registries to find the 
>> specs,
>> that opens up much bigger questions about required author 
>> hoop-jumping.
>
> That was the assertion in the earlier discussion.
>
> And I'd not be surprised if starting from an IANA registry were very
> rare.

I have personally done that considerably more than once. In the SIP 
world, there are _lots_ of extensions, so it's not all that rare to do 
the "what's this tag about?" dance

>
> S.