Re: [Json] Working Group Last Call of draft-ietf-jsonbis-rfc7159bis-02

Julian Reschke <> Thu, 28 July 2016 16:13 UTC

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On 2016-07-28 18:05, Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) wrote:
> I agree that the document should not be published as an RFC until we have the equivalent last-call doc from ECMA, and we do a coordinated publish of the two documents.  But having our side ready to go, including finishing AUTH48, will allow us to not be the bottleneck in that process.

Not sure. "approved" means "approved". I believe we need a mechanism 
that makes sure that the update of 404 not only happens, but that it 
also contains the change we expect.

> I believe we have adequate protections in place with Alexey not pushing the button until the right time, and making sure that the RFC Production Center is aware of the dependency to what amounts to a downref.
> Would it help if we replaced the ECMA-404 reference with a a ref to ECMA-404bis (with details left out)?  That would make it *very* clear to the RPC what we intend, and would trigger processes they have in place to ensure the reference is resolved before publishing.

I think that helps, but it's not sufficient.

Best regards, Julian

PS: ...and we need a minor revision anyway; see prior feedback.