[rfc-i] On Authors, Contributors, Editors, and overload.

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Wed Sep 28 16:17:21 PDT 2011



On 9/28/2011 2:46 PM, Peter Koch wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 11:47:48AM +0200, Olaf Kolkman (Acting RFC Series Editor) wrote:
>
>> * AUTHORS or EDITORS
>>
>>    The designation AUTHOR or EDITOR is one that is made by the
>>    individuals themselves.
>
> I believe for IETF stream documents this distinction is either
> predetermined - or there's a terminology mismatch between
> IETF language and RFC Editor language that is not necessarily
> beneficial for the community.

For IETF stream:

	add author/editor is made by the individuals with the approval
	of the WG

	delete author/editor is made by the individuals, and can
	be done unilaterally
	
Joe


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