[rfc-i] RFC citations committee I-D issued

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Feb 11 00:28:32 PST 2011


On 10.02.2011 23:23, Joe Touch wrote:
> ...
>> This is not theory. Paul Hoffman has an example, and so do I:
>> draft-hu-flow-label-cases cites
>>
>> [34] Winter, T. and P. Thubert, "RPL: IPv6 Routing Protocol for Low
>> power and Lossy Networks", draft-ietf-roll-rpl-07 (work in
>> progress), March 2010.
>>
>> [35] Winter, T., Thubert, P., and R. Team, "RPL: IPv6 Routing
>> Protocol for Low power and Lossy Networks",
>> draft-ietf-roll-rpl-11 (work in progress), July 2010.
>>
>> because they are different in a crucial respect (one proposes to
>> use the flow label and the other one doesn't).
>
> In this case, the date gets you the difference anyway. I'd say "MAY
> include the filename in general, SHOULD include the filename if there
> are multiple versions for a given date)
> ...

This is only helpful if

- the day of month is known
- it's not the same for both drafts
- it's accurate on the published draft (not enforced by IDNits)

Even then it'll be harder to find using a search engine.

Best regards, Julian


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