[rfc-i] RFC Format - legacy RFCs

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Tue May 15 07:50:38 PDT 2012


On May 15, 2012, at 1:29 AM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:

> On 2012-05-15 08:58, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> How do legacy RFCs affect the outcome of this discussions? Are there requirements I'm not aware of? 
> 
> I think this needs its own thread. I would suggest that
> we need an elegant method of presenting legacy RFCs within the
> new format (but obviously without bells and whistles). If not,
> we'll end up with two classes of RFCs, and that has many downsides.

My "one canonical, many additional" proposal would allow the RFC Editor to do this for older RFCs, keeping the current canonical version as still the canonical one. It would make it easy for someone to always pull down the HTML version of an RFC, even for older RFCs.

--Paul Hoffman



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