Re: [Sip] Table2/3 maintenance (was Re: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC3261 (2910))

Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net> Tue, 02 August 2011 22:56 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Sip] Table2/3 maintenance (was Re: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC3261 (2910))
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2011/8/2 Robert Sparks <rjsparks@nostrum.com>om>:
> (removing the RFC Editor, and setting reply-to to the sipcore list)
>
> Some thing to think about when considering errata on the existing Tables 2 and 3 in RFC3261:
>
> We have had many conversations about the utility of maintaining tables 2 and 3.
> I think the most recent was around the Anaheim meeting - see the notes at:
> <http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/77/minutes/sipcore.html>
>
> We had strong support for not continuing to add information to Tables 2 and 3, but not
> to remove the existing tables from the document.  Maintaining the existing table is
> probably a separate question, but keep the arguments noted in the minutes above in
> mind when choosing to do so.

I also think that table 2 (at least table 2) is not useful, and just
adds complexity. It's much better to explain/describe/mandate the
presence of headers in the text (IMHO).

Regards.



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Iñaki Baz Castillo
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