[rfc-i] Call for Review of draft-iab-styleguide-01.txt, "RFC Style Guide"
dthaler at microsoft.com
Wed Mar 5 10:11:05 PST 2014
> >> 4. A citation of an Internet-Draft should use the phrase "Working
> >> Draft" rather than "Work in Progress" whenever appropriate.
> >> (Stream-specific policies and practices might prohibit this
> >> practice within certain RFC document streams.)
> > The argument for this is that drafts that expired years ago are
> > sometimes cited, and calling them "Work in Progress" is simply untrue.
> I agree with this, but I believe I have a process problem. The Style
> Guide is intended as an Informational RFC. Informational RFCs cannot
> update BCPs. The term "Work in Progress" is explicitly used in BCP 9,
> aka RFC 2026. Unless someone updates RFC 2026, I don't think I can
> change this phrase.
"Abandoned Work in Progress" would still retain the required phrase.
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