Re: [Rfc-markdown] [xml2rfc] [xml2rfc-dev] New xml2rfc release: v3.0.0

Henrik Levkowetz <> Thu, 03 September 2020 10:55 UTC

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Hi Jay,

On 2020-09-02 22:36, Jay Daley wrote:
>>> You mention a “schema change board”, can you tell us more about the
>>> coordinates of that?
>> It's currently John Levine, Peter Saint-Andre, Robert Sparks and myself.
>> It was set up in order to have some way of moving forward (or decide to
>> not move forward) with various changes, whether registered as tickets,
>> requested by the RPC or through the RPC by document authors, or otherwise
>> brought up.
> Just to provide some more context. When we had an RSE they were
> responsible for helping the RPC and the developer (Henrik) triage
> incoming change requests and decide how those were addressed, which
> included: saying ’no’; changing the XML; changing the schema; and
> changing xml2rfc.
> John’s role as Temporary RFC Series Project Manager (TRFCSPM) doesn’t
> include this responsibility, which left a gap that Henrik has being
> trying to fill while doing everything else. Consequently, a small
> group has been formed to fill this gap as a temporary measure while
> the IAB process to determine the future role of an RSE progresses.
> That group is made up of Henrik as the developer, John as the
> TRFCSPM, Robert as the Tools Team PM and Peter as an RSOC rep.
> ’Schema Change Board’ is a label I’ve not heard before for this small
> group and sounds more established and authoritative than this group
> is meant to be.

I'm happy to use any label that's put on the group, but would like to have
_some_ label to use when referring to it.