[rfc-i] What, never!?

Sean Turner turners at ieca.com
Tue Feb 16 11:20:32 PST 2010


I have to ask: Who found and errata in RFC 68?


Bob Braden wrote:
> As you know, RFCs never change once published.  However, the RFC-online 
> process, that has been re-entering the "lost" early RFCs, brings up an 
> exception.
> We recently got an Errata report for RFC 68, an RFC-online document that 
> has been restored. We have generally tried hard to avoid NEW errors 
> creeping into the restored documents, but in the case of RFC 68 we failed.
> Policy: an errata report for an error that existed in the original 
> version of a restored RFC will be retained as an erratum and the error 
> will be left in the repository.  However, if the errata report specifies 
> a transcription error that was added during restoration of the document 
> online, then the RFC Editor will change the restored document to remove 
> the transcription error.
> Thus, the RFC Editor will fix RFC 68 and delete the corresponding errata 
> report.
> Bob Braden
> Acting RFC Series Editor
> Gilbert & Sullivan: "What, never!? No, never!  What, never!? ..."
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