[rfc-i] Substantial revision

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Mon May 28 09:01:33 PDT 2012


On 2012-05-28 16:43, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-05-28 17:38, Joe Touch wrote:

...
>> New documents shouldn't be minor revisions of existing docs. They
>> often need to be substantially revised in content anyway, structurally
>> reorganized, etc.
>> ...
> 
> Hmm. I don't think this is true for the case where we go from Draft to
> Full Standard.

That used to be true, but RFC 6410 removed that case.

It seems obvious that system must allow for substantial revision
by people other than the original authors.

   Bian


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