Re: WG Review: Effective Terminology in IETF Documents (term)

Leif Johansson <leifj@mnt.se> Wed, 07 April 2021 16:12 UTC

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From: Leif Johansson <leifj@mnt.se>
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Subject: Re: WG Review: Effective Terminology in IETF Documents (term)
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2021 18:12:13 +0200
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Cc: Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>, ietf@ietf.org
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> 7 apr. 2021 kl. 14:40 skrev Stewart Bryant <stewart.bryant@gmail.com>om>:
> 
> 
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>> On 6 Apr 2021, at 21:58, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> but I also believe
>> that the IESG should consider not only whether there is consensus on the
>> charter text, but also the basic question whether this issue should be
>> handled by the IETF at all, rather than by the RFC Editor. There is a
>> strong case for the latter.
>> 
>> Regards
>>  Brian Carpenter
> 
> Exactly my thoughts.
> 
> We engineers are good at protocol engineering we should stick to that.
> 
> The RFC Editor is good with words and for years have been quietly steering us toward better ways to express our thoughts. Let’s leave them to do that.
> 
> As to inclusion and the supporting organisational change, there are professional experts out there that know far more than us, we should contract them to make a study and place recommendations before the IETF community.
> 
> Let’s stick to our core competence and get help with the other stuff.
> 
> - Stewart
> 
> 

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