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

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From: John Scudder <jgs@juniper.net>
To: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
CC: "Joel M. Halpern" <jmh@joelhalpern.com>, "ietf@ietf.org" <ietf@ietf.org>
Subject: Re: WG Review: Effective Terminology in IETF Documents (term)
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On Apr 6, 2021, at 5:26 PM, Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> wrote:
> 
> At this point I think the best compromise is for the IESG to indicate
> its terminology preferences to the RSE and hope the RSE enforces them
> (which, they almost certainly would).

“Hope the RSE enforces them”. Enforcement would be a significant step beyond the mere “recommendation” that was in the proposed charter. I’m surprised you’re advocating for this more prescriptive approach. 

—John