[rfc-i] I-D Boilerplate Question (not related to IPR, promised!)

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Sun Feb 1 12:45:01 PST 2009


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Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> On 2009-02-01 07:54, Joe Touch wrote:
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>> Olaf Kolkman wrote:
>>> On Jan 30, 2009, at 7:24 PM, Joe Touch wrote:
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>>>> Julian Reschke wrote:
>>>>> Joe Touch wrote:
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>>>>>> I like recommending - but not requiring - the WG name. People print
>>>>>> these docs out, and it's useful to know what the context of the work
>>>>>> is.
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>>>>>> No harm if they don't follow it, though.
>>>>>> ...
>>>>> Indeed (I just upgraded rfc2629.xslt to mirror xml2rfc's behavior).
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>>>>> Do we have a recommendation for non-WG submissions?
>>>> Individual?
>>> Sponsoring AD or Area?
>> Right; the phrases would be:
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>> 	IETF XXXXX WG
>> 	IRTF XXXXX WG
>> 	IRTF XXXXX Area
>> 	IETF XXXXX Area
>> 	IAB
>> 	Individual
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>> etc.
> 
> Please don't over-regulate. Can't we leave this to common sense?

It would be useful to _suggest_ what we're looking for, but not to
enforce it, of course.

I.e., no point in having it be guessed when we have a general idea of
what would be useful...

Joe
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