[rfc-i] Fwd: I-D ACTION:draft-hoffman-rfc-author-guide-00.txt

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Wed Sep 8 14:01:55 PDT 2004


On Wed, 8 Sep 2004, scott bradner wrote:

>> Draft expiration policies are outside of TOOLs team
>> scope but I hope we can influence them.
>
> fwiw - I think the policy of pretending that IDs go away after they
> expire is very silly and its very counter productive to remembering
> old ideas and to do IPR searches

Heh, "silly" is the exact word I have been using to describe the 
current policy! I hope somebody with appropriate IETF reputation would 
write a proposal to stop this silliness and differentiate between 
expiration and existence. Scott?

Alex.


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