Re: A 3rd try at a proposal for draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Mon, 06 March 2017 19:38 UTC

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Subject: Re: A 3rd try at a proposal for draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07
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On 07/03/2017 07:51, Job Snijders wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 7:46 PM, Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo@google.com>; wrote:
>> Wow. That's a lot of for what started off as a reclassification. I don't
>> think it's a good idea to attempt to wordsmith RFC4291 hoping that one of
>> the formulations we end up with will somehow reach consensus. Instead, I
>> would suggest another approach: see what the problems with 4291 are, *write
>> them down*, and only then write a document explaining what should be changed
>> and why.
>>
>> In other words: start with a problem statement.
> 
> I suggest to first wait for feedback from the IESG and finish that
> process. The last call period ended 5 days ago.

+many

For a promotion to IS we should be minimising changes to the text.
If we want to change the world, that comes afterwards.

   Brian