Re: [Pppext] Future of the PPP WG

Glen Zorn <glenzorn@gmail.com> Sun, 02 October 2011 06:42 UTC

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On 9/29/2011 6:18 PM, William Allen Simpson wrote:

> On 9/28/11 12:20 AM, Glen Zorn wrote:
>> 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.
>>
> Glen, what needs to be changed?  I didn't pay any particular attention
> to it at the time, 

You're not alone, Bill: not much attention was called to it (at least in
pppext).  It was an individual submission (kind of ironic, considering
that the evil it purports to fix is the lack of WG review).  IIRC, I was
unaware of its existence until the announcement of its publication.

> but this really looks like a one-off RFC to update
> some kind of IANA considerations.  It doesn't appear to be idiotic.

Not idiotic at all; the author is not an idiot.  Diabolical, maybe, but
not idiotic.

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