[rfc-i] RFC 5000 on Internet Official Protocol Standards

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Wed May 21 14:25:49 PDT 2008


  *> 
  *> o STD1 references Draft Standards and Proposed Standards, which an  
  *> "Internet Standard" (per RFC2026) is not allowed to do, but an  
  *> Informational doc can.
  *> 
  *> o STD1 contains no normative language, and nothing one can claim  
  *> conformance to or implement.  Instead, it is basically a roadmap  
  *> document (and roadmap RFCs are Informational).
  *> 
  *> 
  *> --Olaf

Olaf,

In my world, an index/catalog is a unique kind of object, that does
not have to, and indeed probably cannot, follow the same rules as
the documents it indexes.  It is a unique kind of beast.  As in
Goeddels (sp?) theorem.

Oh well, let's quit and do something more useful.

Bob Braden


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