[rfc-i] Increasing WG chair role in RFC-editor editing process?

Russ Housley housley at vigilsec.com
Sun Feb 29 15:18:14 PST 2004


Maybe we can have the Secretariat make mail lists 
<wg>-chair at ietf.org.  That way, the RFC Editor will always be able to send 
email to the current WG leadership.

Russ

At 07:30 AM 3/1/2004 +0900, Paul Hoffman / VPNC wrote:
>At 12:03 PM -0800 2/29/04, Bob Braden wrote:
>>This makes good sense to me, and I believe that the RFC Editor would
>>welcome such a change that improves communication.  The cost is a
>>little bit of extra book-keeping.  It might be helpful if the IESG
>>included the email addresses of the relevant chairs in their submission
>>message to the RFC Editor.  Perhaps we could add the info to our queue
>>entries (but the staff needs a chance to talk this over, probably after
>>IETF.)
>
>Given that WG chairs change over time, sometimes while a document is in 
>the RFC Editor's queue, it would probably be better to have the WG name, 
>not the chair's names, attached to the document in the queue. When the RFC 
>Editor makes the message for the (now heavily-misnamed) 48-hour notice, 
>they look up the WG chairs contact info from the IETF pages.
>
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