[rfc-i] Proposed scheme for handling RFC errata
braden at ISI.EDU
Wed Aug 29 11:56:28 PDT 2007
*> But it is not visible to the typical reader of an RFC. If that
*> reader needs to know which stream something is in to report an
*> error, it needs to be more visible and easily accessible to that
*> reader than I think it has been.
Ah, that is the misunderstanding. S/he doesn't. S/he only has to know
the RFC number, which we can and will uniquely map into the correct
*> You are missing nothing. But there have been circumstances in
*> the past in which the substance (not just editorial issues) of
*> something that was AD-sponsored was questioned and the IESG took
*> a position equivalent to "he sponsored this and he isn't here
*> any more; not our problem".
That seems to me to be an IESG problem, and there is no other body
that is better qualified to deal with those errata.
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