[rfc-i] Comparatively minor questions on the motivations

Ted Hardie ted.ietf at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 15:13:24 PST 2010


On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Dave CROCKER <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> Please do not redefine "cluster" as this word is already defined on the
>> RFC
>> Editor pages; please see http://www.rfc-editor.org/cluster_def.html.
>> Overloading this term is cause for confusion, especially for newcomers.
>
> Well, this is interesting.
>
> I wonder how many people know that the RFC Editor has reserved and defined
> this term?  I also wonder how someone is supposed to have found out about
> it?  A google of "rfc cluster ietf" discloses the page you cite only far
> down a page of pointers.  It's probably possible to make the existing
> definition page harder to find, but not much...
>

The RFC Editor's queue status page uses the term "cluster" and the link
that Sandy provided is there.  So I would say that the author community
that has checked status of documents would find it.  There is a similar
link from the FAQ page.

regards,

Ted Hardie


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