[rfc-i] FYI sub-series and RFC 1150 - proposal to update

SM sm at resistor.net
Thu Apr 21 10:57:17 PDT 2011


At 13:39 20-04-2011, Olaf Kolkman wrote:
>The most recent FYI was published in August 2007 ( RFC 4949 (FYI 36) 
>) it was submitted as an independent submission.

There is FYI 17 (Toa of IETF) which might get updated if 
draft-hoffman-tao4677bis is published.

>Some opinions:
>
>Whether a FYI number is to be assigned, and what procedure to follow 
>for that decision is a question for the stream approvers.

RFC 1150 mentions that "FYIs are intended for a wide audience".  The 
intended status of draft-ietf-dnsop-as112-under-attack-help-help is 
"Informational".  That draft targets a wider readership.

I suggest leaving the decision of whether a FYI number should be 
assigned to the stream approver.

Regards,
-sm



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