[rfc-i] Summary: use case for 2119 markup
dhc at dcrocker.net
Fri Jun 20 13:25:57 PDT 2014
On 6/20/2014 1:22 PM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> Sorry to prolong the debate but I think Dave and Ted are slightly
> mixing two questions.
> Q1: (Heather's question). Should we define markup for magic words
> that have special meaning for a particular RFC stream? For example,
> the IAB stream uses "DECREES" for particularly important edicts
> and the Independent stream uses "RUBBISH" for commentary on
> IETF documents.
> Q2: What are the magic words used by the IETF stream and what do
> they mean?
> Q1 is an RFC Editor discussion. Q2 is an IETF discussion.
I take your procedural and authority point.
That said, the underlying issue is that this sort of change is a Very
It should go through significant community review, seeking some degree
of consensus, rather than be rather more casually adopted amongst a few
folk having what is otherwise a rather esoteric debate about relatively
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