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

Mykyta Yevstifeyev evnikita2 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 21:26:50 PDT 2011


Hello again,

One additional comment to -01.

I think the document should update RFC 2223 and RFC 5741 to reflect 
deprecating use of "FYI: xx" in RFC headers.  I propose:

In the header I propose to add: "Updates: 2223, 5741"; in Section 2, 
after 3rd paragraph - to add:

> This document updates RFC 2223 [RFC2223] and RFC 5741 [RFC5741] to 
> deprecate use of FYI sub-series identifier in RFC headers.  Upon 
> approval of this document, they should never occur there.

Thanks,
Mykyta Yevstifeyev

09.06.2011 12:55, Mykyta Yevstifeyev wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Russ, thanks for this update.  The -01 makes a number of changes which 
> really improve the document.  It incorporates almost all of my 
> comments, except the following, I see:
>
>> I think acknowledgments to Gary Malkin and Joyce Reynolds, who are 
>> the authors of RFC 1150, should also go in your document. 
> My opinion is still the same while I see no Acknowledgments section in 
> the draft.
>
> Another tiny comment:
>
> Section 6.2 currently says:
>
>>    [INDEX]    http://www.rfc-editor.org/fyi-index.html
> I propose:
>
>>    [INDEX]    RFC Editor, "For Your Information (FYI) Sub-Series", 
>> Web Page, Undated. <http://www.rfc-editor.org/categories/rfc-fyi.html>
> Why I propose <http://www.rfc-editor.org/categories/rfc-fyi.html> 
> rather than <ttp://www.rfc-editor.org/fyi-index.html> is that the 
> current link is just RFC Index with FYIs on top.  The proposed link is 
> dedicated to FYIs only.
>
> I see Adrian Farrel agreed to sponsor the document, so we may 
> anticipate its quick processing.
>
> All the best,
> Mykyta Yevstifeyev
>
> 06.06.2011 20:22, Russ Housley wrote:
>> A new version of this I-D has bee posted that includes the comments 
>> from this mail list.  I have found an AD that is willing to sponsor 
>> the document, and I will be asking him to proceed with publication.
>>
>> Filename:     draft-iesg-rfc1150bis
>> Revision:     01
>> Title:         Conclusion of FYI RFC Sub-series
>> Creation date:     2011-06-06
>> WG ID:         IESG
>> Number of pages: 3
>>
>> Abstract:
>>    This document concludes the For Your Information (FYI) sub-series of
>>    RFCs, established by RFC 1150 for use by the IETF User Services Area,
>>    which no longer exists.  The IESG does not intend to make any further
>>    additions to this RFC sub-series, and this document provides a record
>>    of this decision.  This document also obsoletes RFC 1150 and changes
>>    the status of RFC 1150 to Historic.
>>
>> Thanks for your review,
>>    Russ
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