Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard

Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo@google.com> Tue, 21 February 2017 00:49 UTC

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From: Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo@google.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:49:32 +0900
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Subject: Re: Last Call: <draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt> (IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture) to Internet Standard
To: Job Snijders <job@ntt.net>
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On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Job Snijders <job@ntt.net>; wrote:

> ps. The "Write a draft" argument is weak at best, since we are already
> are discussing a draft (called 'draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt'),
> which is in IETF Last call, which means it is in a place to discuss the
> contents of that draft. No reason to kick the can down the road.


I'm sorry, but that's really how it is. The text you dislike has been the
standard for almost 20 years, and is it inappropriate to change it in the
context of reclassifying this document from draft standard to Internet
standard.