[rfc-i] Wrapup of Fwd: Comment on headers-and-boilerplates
housley at vigilsec.com
Tue Jan 13 17:10:25 PST 2009
>I don't want to prolong the argument, but:
> > IRTF non-consensus:
> > This document is a product of the Internet Research
> > Task Force (IRTF). The IRTF publishes the results of Internet-
> > related research and development activities. These results
> > might not be suitable for deployment.
> > ++This RFC represents the individual
> > opinion(s) of one or more members of the <insert_name> Research
> > Group of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF).++
> > ++ this paragraph seems unnecessary; we don't do this for IETF docs that
> > aren't group consensus.
>There shouldn't be *any* IETF stream documents that lack consensus that
>they are OK to publish. But even in the IETF, we've used equivalent
>formulations, e.g. RFC3248, when there's consensus to publish but
>not consensus on the contents.
>In the IRTF this variant is essential. IRTF groups are *not* automatically
>obliged to reach consensus, and factions within a research group need to be
>able to publish contended research results.
The document written by the IRTF to govern their stream calls for
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