[rfc-i] RFC Style guide

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Jan 27 10:14:43 PST 2011


On 1/19/11 3:56 PM, SM wrote:
> At 12:06 19-01-11, Glenn Kowack wrote:
>> Publishing the Style Guide as an RFC is an excellent idea. I'd like to
>> see a
>> discussion about that here, starting with:
>>
>>         - why should the Style Guide be an RFC?
>>         - are there any reasons why the Style Guide should not be?
> 
> If I recall correctly, one of arguments against publication is that
> there is a high cost to updating such a RFC.
> 
> If the Style Guide is published as a RFC:
> 
>    (a) it gets wide dissemination
> 
>    (b) there is a stable reference
> 
>    (c) rfc2223bis doesn't need to be work in progress
>        for another six years
> 
>    (d) Authors can be advised to read a RFC to understand
>        how to write a RFC

Those all sound like good things to me!

Peter

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