[rfc-i] RFC Style guide

Dave CROCKER dhc at dcrocker.net
Thu Jan 27 10:24:25 PST 2011



On 1/27/2011 10:14 AM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 1/19/11 3:56 PM, SM wrote:
>> 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!


+1

In addition:

   (e)  The content of the IETF community's policies for RFC style ought to be 
relatively stable

   (f)  The process of publishing the Guide as an RFC should get a wider review 
of its contents.


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   Dave Crocker
   Brandenburg InternetWorking
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