[rfc-i] references vs front matter

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Tue Jan 29 09:42:21 PST 2008



  *> 
  *> I think the RFC being deleted should be mentioned and there should be at
  *> least a few words in the new RFC on why/how it is being deleted or what
  *> is different about the new RFC in comparison with the old. 
  *> 
  *> Thanks,
  *> Donald

Donald's suggestion would seem to solve the problem of violating the
(very useful!) rule that citations and references must match.  In
addition, his proposed "few words" seem socially useful, if not
strictly necessary.

OTOH, the RFC Editor could consider the OBSOLETES: field as a citation,
I suppose.

Bob Braden



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