[rfc-i] Future interaction of the Datatracker and the RFC Editor's tracker

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Wed Jul 14 18:04:29 PDT 2010


At 11:34 AM -0700 7/12/10, Sandy Ginoza wrote:
>We see that the following definitions for when a document is passed to the RFC Editor for publication:
>
>IAB
>   o  Sent to the RFC Editor -- The IAB processing of this document is
>      complete and it has been sent to the RFC Editor for publication.
>      The document may be in the RFC Editor's queue, or it may have been
>      published as an RFC; this state doesn't distinguish between
>      different states occurring after the document has left the IAB.
>IRTF
>   o  Submitted IRTF Document The document has been submitted for
>      publication (and not returned to the IRTF for further action).
>      The document may be in the RFC Editor's queue, or it may have been
>      published as an RFC; this state doesn't distinguish between
>      different states occurring after the document has left the IRTF.
>IS
>   o  Sent to the RFC Production Center -- The ISE processing of this
>      document is complete and it has been sent to the RFC Production
>      Center for publication.  The document may be in the RFC Editor's
>      queue, or it may have been published as an RFC; this state doesn't
>      distinguish between different states occurring after the document
>      has left the ISE.
>
>- We suggest that this state name be consistent across the streams, for example "Sent to the RFC Production Center."

<mumble><something about hobgoblins> Sounds good to me; I'll ask the stream owners.

>- After publication, why wouldn't the tracker show its Status as an RFC as it does currently (e.g., "RFC 5766 (Proposed Standard)")? 

It might, but that's outside the scope of our requirements documents, I believe.

>- Is the tracker intended to be one continuous tracker for I-Ds (I-D posting --> WG approval --> IESG review/approval --> RFC submission) or is there a separation between the WG tracker and IESG tracker?

The goal is definitely one tracker.

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--VPN Consortium


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