Re: [marf] Proposed changes to draft-ietf-marf-as

Alessandro Vesely <vesely@tana.it> Wed, 25 April 2012 09:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [marf] Proposed changes to draft-ietf-marf-as
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On Wed 25/Apr/2012 10:18:50 +0200 Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
>  
> The diff: http://www.blackops.org/~msk/marf-as.html

  Further introduction to this topic may be found in [RFC6449],
  which	is effectively an Applicability Statement written outside of
  the IETF and thus never achieved IETF consensus. Much of the
  content for that document was input to this one.

That's a useful clarification, but possibly not as accurate as it
could.  If I knew IETF standardization enough, I'd propose text to say
what we mean to do, something along the lines of (AIUI):

  Further advice on this topic can be found in [RFC6449], which is
  effectively an Applicability Statement written outside of the
  IETF.  Rather than modify that document and then turn it into an
  IETF Standard, the IETF republished it as an Informational document
  and then publishes this document, which confers IETF Standard
  status to selected parts of the former one, while updating it as
  appropriate.