[rfc-i] Updating drafts that are in the RFC Editor's queue?

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Apr 23 08:12:00 PDT 2013


On 2013-04-23 16:55, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> Greetings again. There is a draft in the IETF stream that is in the RFC Editor's queue. After it entered that state, the authors updated the draft twice. The updates were made in agreement with the sponsoring AD, and would have been made during AUTH48 nonetheless.
>
> Is it OK to update drafts once they are in the RFC Editor queue? If so, what is the last RFC Editor state where updates are allowed? I ask because I would have assumed that updated would be prohibited as soon as the draft went into the queue, but clearly that is not being enforced by the tools.
> ...

Thanks for raising this issue. A clarification would be welcome.

That being said: *if* changes are needed for a draft in the queue, doing 
so by actually posting a new draft seems to be much better approach then 
doing it in AUTH48 (during which few people pay attention).

Best regards, Julian


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