[rfc-i] citing historic internet drafts

Fred Baker fred at cisco.com
Thu Oct 16 12:31:17 PDT 2008


On Oct 16, 2008, at 11:59 AM, Bob Braden wrote:

> In the days of Jon Postel, the RFC series was not only a channel for
> standards publication by the IETF, but more broadly a repository of
> ideas, hopefully good ideas.  How often do we reinvent the same
> wheels?

Personally, I still consider the RFC Series to be about community  
memory, and find the white papers in it as useful and sometimes more  
useful than the standards-related documents. I would recommend that  
this not be changed.


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