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

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Fri Feb 11 12:03:07 PST 2011



On 2/11/2011 11:38 AM, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
>
> On Feb 11, 2011, at 2:24 PM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>
>> Scott,
>>
>> You're correct, but our topic here is really: given that
>> someone decides to cite an I-D, what should the citation
>> look like?
>>
>
> The IETF could allow (or create) an outside entity* to create a non-RFC publication series, say "Technical Notes," to allow for publication of I-Ds that do not reach RFC status but are none-the-less interesting, if only as an example of what path not to take.

Allow/create, but not mandate IMO.

I can't speak for others, but my view is that drafts SHOULD (or even 
MUST) disappear, excepting for legal precedence.

Joe


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