Re: [Tools-discuss] tooling: Change of address Q.

Robert Sparks <> Wed, 26 May 2021 20:11 UTC

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The draft-<foo>* and <acronym> aliases are 
regenerated on-demand, or with a high refresh rate (hourly).

If the collaborator changes their preferred email address in the 
datatracker, it will be used in all of those aliases after the next 


On 5/26/21 12:50 PM, Toerless Eckert wrote:
> So, i run repeatedly into the problem of co-authors or just
> contributors to my WG changing association/email-address, and i am
> right now not 100% sure about the BCP how they should deal with it.
> So,<email address>
> and global change is clearly part of the BCP.
> But in my past experience, it seems that this will not change the email
> addresses of the collaborator on draft-ietf-wg-whatever. And i don't
> even know if/how there is a way to change those email addresses. Is there
> any tool for WG chairs or the contributor themselves to bulk change
> the email adress on those draft aliases ? (even a single draft has
> quite a few aliases created).
> Cheers
>      Toerless
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