[rfc-i] rfc-info needs your help!
rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Wed Mar 31 12:18:11 PST 2004
On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Bob Hinden wrote:
> I see the ability to receive RFC's by email is a useful service.
I agree that the service is useful, but that is irrelevant. There are
two relevant and related questions:
- Is the service essential?
- Does RFC Editor have far more important things in the queue?
My answers to the above are "no" and "yes". That is why I suggested to
suspend the service, given the fact that it is currently seriously
> Now that I think about it, I might even use it sometime myself
> because it is easier than having to right click, selecting "save
> link as file", etc. in a browser. Especially if I had a list of
> RFCs I wanted to retrieve.
If you have a list of RFCs, you can use wget to fetch that list.
No right clicking is required. With little effort, you can even
setup a local RFC mirror on your laptop! Again, RFC Editor should
provide mainstream access to RFCs. The rest can be done by
individuals or 3rd party groups that need alternatives.
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