[rfc-i] Fwd: Comment on headers-and-boilerplates

Lars Eggert lars.eggert at nokia.com
Tue Dec 9 01:40:33 PST 2008


On 2008-12-9, at 0:20, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> But seriously, if a document says "This is the product of X" does
> it really also need to say "This is not the product of Y", for
> *any* values of X and Y?

Not for all values of X and Y, but IMO there is value in saying this  
when X != the IETF.

Many folks think that all RFCs are IETF standards or at least IETF  
products, and reminding them that this is not so in the documents for  
which this is not so makes sense to me.

Lars
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