[rfc-i] ISSN number posted

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Sep 12 11:10:29 PDT 2008


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Bob Braden wrote:
>   *> >
>   *> >>  The ISSN number for the RFC series is now prominently displayed
>   *> >>  on the main RFC Editor web page www.rfc-editor.org. 
>   *> >
>   *> >Displayed in free-form text and not following RFC 3044. It is a shame
>   *> >:-)
>   *> 
>   *> I have to agree with Stephane, without the smiley. Bob: is there a 
>   *> reason the RFC Editor doesn't want to support the URN form of our 
>   *> ISSN?
>   *> 
> 
> Aw, c'mon Paul, try a smiley...  you will find it refreshing.
> 
> The reason is simple; I myself was blissfully unaware of RFC 3044. 

Additionally, FWIW, RFC 3044 is just Informational. Let's reserve
indignation for standards-track violations, like NATs ;-)

Joe
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