[rfc-i] Community Input Sought on SOWs for RFC Production Center and RFC Publisher
rpelletier at isoc.org
Fri Aug 16 11:47:54 PDT 2013
Are there any more comments on the SOWs?
This item will be on the IAOC agenda for its call on 22 August.
On Aug 12, 2013, at 5:54 PM, IETF Administrative Director wrote:
> The RFC Series Editor (RSE) is proposing changes to the Statements of Work (SOW) for the RFC
> Production Center (RPC) and the RFC Publisher. The IAOC wants to receive community input prior to
> negotiating the proposed changes with the contractor. Community input will be discussed with the RSE
> prior to negotiations and reviewed by the IAOC.
> In forwarding the proposed Statements of Work the RSE said: "The changes seek to make the SoWs
> more current [implementing RFC 6635] and specific, correcting the issues of "multiple masters"
> directing the RPC and Publisher, as well as preparing the way for a more significant revision to the SoWs
> when the RFC Format changes are operationalized. The SoWs have also been reviewed and supported
> by the RSOC [RFC Series Oversight Committee]. We consider the changes within the SoWs critical to the
> clear function of the RPC and Publisher, but suggest that the changes do not imply a significant change
> in responsibility for the RPC or Publisher."
> The proposed SOWs, the current SOWs and a diff file for each can be found here under Community
> Review: <http://iaoc.ietf.org/rfps.html>
> We appreciate the community's input and look forward to hearing from you.
> Ray Pelletier
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