[rfc-i] references vs front matter

Russ Housley housley at vigilsec.com
Tue Jan 29 12:02:59 PST 2008


If the IESG approves the document, we insist on a section that 
describes the differences between the two RFCs.  That provides the 
linkage that you are seeking.

Russ


At 05:11 AM 1/29/2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
>Hi,
>
>here's a simple question:
>
>Let's say RFC YYYY obsoletes RFC XXXX, and says so on the front page.
>
>However, RFC XXXX isn't mentioned anywhere else throughout the text.
>
>Should it still contain an Informative Reference to RFC XXXX? I would
>think so, but the RFC-Editor seems to disagree.
>
>BR, Julian
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