[rfc-i] A wild thought, RE: Valid email addresses [last call "On Authors, Contributors, Editors, and overload."]

Eric Burger eburger-l at standardstrack.com
Tue Jan 17 20:28:53 PST 2012


You have not noticed any comment because their email bounced :-)

On Jan 11, 2012, at 10:11 AM, Dave CROCKER wrote:

> On 1/10/2012 1:55 PM, Ross Callon wrote:
>> Would it be feasible to give a similar address to RFC authors (such as
>> person at author.ietf.org)?
> 
> I assume that your reason for suggesting this is to permit a stable contact address in RFCs?  If not, what is the value you intend?
> 
> Since a mechanism like this would have substantial costs to develop and operate, just how significant a problem do we currently have?  In theory, it ought to be substantial, since people do move around.  In practice, I haven't noticed any comment about this over the years.

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