Re: Status of RFC 20

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Sat, 06 December 2014 19:08 UTC

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On 07/12/2014 06:06, John Levine wrote:
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> PS: Thought experiment: Let's say we made RFC 20 a full standard.
> What Bad Things will happen?

The worst thing I can imagine is that people will become a bit
confused about whether the Father of the Internet is called
Vint Cerf or Vinf Cert.

(If you don't understand what I'm talking about, check the errata
for RFC 20.)

Which is intended as a whimiscal way of saying: I don't think
any Bad Things will happen. Just do it. It will have the side
benefit of giving Vint credit for the oldest Internet Standard
document, which seems appropriate.

   Brian