IAB@iab.org mailing list closed, yet asks for comments?

Doug Royer <douglasroyer@gmail.com> Thu, 11 February 2016 22:10 UTC

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Subject: IAB@iab.org mailing list closed, yet asks for comments?
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iab@iab.org is a closed list for members only. So why are they asking
for comments on IETF lists?

Its a bit confusing, a post to the ietf-announce mailing list called for
comments to be sent to: iab@iab.org.

 "...Please send comments to iab@iab.org. For comments on individual
   drafts, please include the relevant document filename in the subject
   line. ...."

What's the point of the request if we can't participate in the
discussion or know if their are points to reply to?


(Copy of original email below...)

> From: IAB Executive Administrative Manager <execd@iab.org>
> To: "IETF Announcement List" <ietf-announce@ietf.org>

This is an announcement of an IETF-wide Call for Comment on
the RFC Format Drafts. These documents are being considered for
publication as Informational RFCs within the IAB stream.  The suggested
reading order is:

1. The big picture

- - - Flanagan, H., "RFC Format Framework",
   http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-rfc-framework/

2. The underlying vocabulary

- - - Hoffman, P., "The 'XML2RFC' version 3 Vocabulary",
    https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-xml2rfc/

3. The outputs

- - - Hildebrand, J. and P. Hoffman, "HyperText Markup
   Language Request For Comments Format”,
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-html-rfc/

- - - Flanagan, H., "Requirements for Plain Text RFCs",
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-rfc-plaintext/

- - - Hansen, T., Masinter, L., and M. Hardy, "PDF for
   an RFC Series Output Document Format”,
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf/

- - - Brownlee, N., "SVG Drawings for RFCs: SVG 1.2 RFC",
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-svg-rfc/

4. Generalized requirements

- - - Flanagan, H., "The Use of Non-ASCII Characters in RFCs",
   https://www.ietf.org/id/draft-iab-rfc-nonascii-00.pdf

- - - Flanagan, H., “CSS Requirements for RFCs”,
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-rfc-css/

5. Workflow and tools (note that the examples draft will
   not become an RFC, but is necessary for the project)

- - - Hildebrand, J. and P. Hoffman, "RFC v3 Prep Tool Description",
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-rfcv3-preptool/

- - - Hoffman, P. and T. Hansen, "Examples of the ‘XML2RFC'
   Version 2 and 3 Vocabularies”,
   http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-hoffman-rfcexamples/

6. The Statements of Work

- - - http://www.nostrum.com/~rjsparks/rfced/

The Call for Comment will last until 2016-03-10. Please send comments to
iab@iab.org. For comments on individual drafts, please include the
relevant document filename in the subject line.


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