Re: [radext] Update RFC 6929 in draft-ietf-radext-radius-fragmentation

Alan DeKok <aland@deployingradius.com> Tue, 18 March 2014 14:57 UTC

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Subject: Re: [radext] Update RFC 6929 in draft-ietf-radext-radius-fragmentation
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Benoit Claise wrote:
> The question is: does it even make sense for an experimental RFC to
> update another RFC?

  Only if the other one is also experimental.

> Checking with one fellow IESG member, we don't think this the draft
> Updates 6929. Nobody implementing 6929 has to look at this document. And
> we think an Experimental document updating a standards track document is
> bad form, even if not specifically forbidden. There's a normative
> reference to 6929; Updates is not needed.

  That sounds good to me.

  Alan DeKok.