Re: [precis] Warren Kumari's No Objection on draft-ietf-precis-7613bis-08: (with COMMENT)

Ben Campbell <ben@nostrum.com> Wed, 05 July 2017 18:14 UTC

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Subject: Re: [precis] Warren Kumari's No Objection on draft-ietf-precis-7613bis-08: (with COMMENT)
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> On Jul 5, 2017, at 11:50 AM, Warren Kumari <warren@kumari.net>; wrote:
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> COMMENT:
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> Taking a page from Benoit's playbook, here is a diff from RFC7613:
> https://tools.ietf.org/tools/rfcdiff/rfcdiff.pyht?url1=https://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-ietf-precis-7613bis-08.txt&url2=https://tools.ietf.org/rfc/rfc7613.txt
> (I feel really stupid for not re
> alizing this earlier, but diff'ing a -bis from
> the base RFC is a: obvious and b: really useful for understanding which bits
> need more review)

Thanks go to the authors for making the -bis easily “diff-able” from the RFC. Not everyone does that. I’ve been debating whether we should consider some guidance to -bis authors to avoid unnecessary changes that make it difficult to review the changes. (e.g. stylistic changes, unnecessary reorganization, etc.)