[rfc-i] draft-iab-streams-headers-boilerplates-06 : overlooked details?

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Fri Jan 30 11:38:26 PST 2009


At 1:22 PM -0500 1/30/09, John C Klensin wrote:
>By contrast, assume that, instead of the reference called for by
>3.2.3, it simply said, e.g.,
>
>	Information about the current status of this document
>	and any errata to it may be obtained at <URL>.
>
>(please note the symmetry between this and the existing forward
>pointer for standards-track documents, which reads:
>
>    'Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
>    Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
>    standardization state and status...'
>)
>
>and the entire story becomes part of the front-matter
>boilerplate, perhaps with a track-dependent URL, without any of
>the complexity of cross-references to sections, additional
>clutter, need for rules about what authors can and cannot add to
>specified material in the section, etc.

That sounds like a very good suggestion.

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--VPN Consortium


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