Re: [Json] Add Extension to JS MIME

Adam Roach <adam@nostrum.com> Tue, 15 August 2017 01:28 UTC

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On 8/14/17 1:00 PM, Bradley Meck wrote:
> I have never made/updated an RFC. Is there a tutorial on how to do 
> this. I don't know what I-D / [DISPATCH] means, it looks like a 
> different WG? Do I send a new email to their mailing list?


For something as small as this, I'm not sure putting it through DISPATCH 
is quite the right path. There's no way we'd start a mini-WG for a 
document that simply performs IANA registration; there's no WG that this 
fits in; and the only other option is AD sponsorship.

I'm happy to sponsor this document. In terms of what a document would 
look like, I think this is a pretty good example of the level of 
complexity we're looking at:

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5955

The first step is writing an internet-draft, and the easiest way to 
produce an internet-draft nowadays is using Carsten's kramdown tools:

https://github.com/cabo/kramdown-rfc2629

Let me know if you need any other pointers in getting started. I've 
touched base with Matt Miller, and he should be available to provide 
assistance with format and content as well.

/a