[rfc-i] URIs in references, was: Call for Review of draft-iab-styleguide-01.txt, "RFC Style Guide"

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Wed Mar 26 14:37:58 PDT 2014


On Mar 26, 2014, at 2:24 PM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) <rse at rfc-editor.org> wrote:

> On 3/26/14, 12:33 PM, Dave Crocker wrote:
>> Here's a thought:
>> 
>>     Constraints on choice of normative references
>>     belong to the stream.
>> 
>> So the RFC Editor puts whatever "form" requirements it deems
>> appropriate, but a stream can impose additional "content" requirements
>> that suit the stream.
> 
> I think this is reasonable; I will discuss with my co-author.  

Good.

> Any
> thoughts on guidance for informative references?  or are you in (I think
> it was Ted's) camp re: trust the author?

That: trust the author. The RFC Editor can override, but after discussion with the author.

--Paul Hoffman


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