[rfc-i] Remove some requirements on element order
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Jan 2 10:19:59 PST 2014
On 2014-01-02 19:15, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>> What I had on my mind is something like:
>> <addressline><code>48155</code> <city>Münster</city></addressline>
>> <addressline> would indicate that the contents is to be formatted as a
>> single line, and that order and whitespace inside is significant. But maybe
>> what we have is simply good enough.
>> I've seen at least one case where the RSE tried the postal address to hunt
>> down an author during AUTH48.
> That must have been a long AUTH48... You say "tried"... are you
> saying that the attempt failed? Anyways, that's what I'd expect.
The author essentially went incommunicado, so the paper mail reached
him, but he didn't reply.
>>> problem I've had w.r.t. author address/contact information has been
>>> changing e-mail addresses, so perhaps RFC authors should get a
>>> forwarding address at suitable RFC-Editor or IETF domain (e.g.,
>>> rfc7000-authors at rfc-editor.org, just like we get for I-D authors
>>> @ietf.org already).
>> That doesn't help if people don't care enough to update that information...
> But it does help if they do care enough, whereas not having this
> doesn't help even if they do care enough. Seems like a win to me, and
> we already have it for I-Ds.
How does the updating part work for I-Ds?
Best regards, Julian
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