Re: [Pppext] Future of the PPP WG

Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3@gmail.com> Mon, 03 October 2011 04:26 UTC

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From: Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 00:29:35 -0400
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Subject: Re: [Pppext] Future of the PPP WG
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Hi,

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 9:48 AM, Vernon Schryver <vjs@rhyolite.com> wrote:
>> From: Glen Zorn <glenzorn@gmail.com>
>
>> Actually, there is one useful thing that this WG could do before its
>> demise: update or obsolete RFC 3818 so that necessary work can be done
>> when it (the WG) is gone.
>
> RFC 3818 does nothing but require that IANA demand IETF consensus (not
> necessarily consensus in this WG) before assigning new numbers in some
> address spaces.  ...
>
> ...

Actually, you can't make IANA Consideration criteria for assignment
dependent on approval by a Working Group because IETF Working Groups
are considered transient entities, notwithstanding that some WGs have
been around for a long time.

Thanks,
Donald
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