[rfc-i] [IAB] Headers and Boilerplates is done.

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Thu Nov 19 10:59:26 PST 2009


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Bob Hinden wrote:
> Joe,
> 
>>>> WHAT is a substantive change?  Adding the common abbreviations (e.g.,
>>> "IETF") to help outsiders to recognize the stream designation?s  Adding
>>> the word "submission" to "Independent", which in fact brings it more
>>> into line with 4846?  Calling these substantive would seem to me totally
>>> illogical, so I must assume you are referring to some other change as
>>> substantive.  Please explain.
>> Adding the word "submission" to Independent, but not to IAB, IETF, or
>> other streams.
>>
> 
> These changes seem editorial to me as they clarify the text. They do
> not substantially change the intent of the text. Adding a removing a
> stream would be an example of a non-editorial change. Or the changes I
> requested in my email yesterday.

It depends; adding 'stream' to all would be just clarification.

Adding 'submission' to one (independent) and not others is substantive
to me. They're *all* submissions.

Joe
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