[rfc-i] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-flanagan-plaintext-00.txt

Thomas Clausen ietf at thomasclausen.org
Tue Jun 24 05:49:10 PDT 2014


On Jun 24, 2014, at 14:46, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:

> On 2014-06-24 14:41, Thomas Clausen wrote:
>> 
>> On Jun 24, 2014, at 14:38, Dearlove, Christopher (UK) <chris.dearlove at baesystems.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Section 3.3 of that RFC does say this.
>> 
>> I just got to about there, too. That, quite frankly, suxx.
>> 
>> But, OK, to be productive, I propose a compromise that will satisfy both those adept at section numbers, and those adept at page numbers:
>> 
>> 	“an automatic, monotonically increasing section number, starting with the digit 1,
>> 	 MUST inserted every 58 lines of text (including figures, whitespaces, etc) of the
>> 	 document.”
> 
> We won't have any fixed lines anymore.
> 

Oh boy, it sounds like it’s going to be really fun to do collaborative editing of specifications, and writing code from specifications, in the future.

>> Or, is it an "RFC6949 considered harmful” RFC?
> 
> Go ahead and post an Internet Draft, but be aware that whatever you'll come up with has already been said before and is unlikely to change what's going to happen.

Ah, I see: Voluntary compliance will be enforced. ;)

> 
> Best regards, Julian
> 



More information about the rfc-interest mailing list