[rfc-i] Comments in the canonical RFCs

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon May 12 10:45:24 PDT 2014


On 2014-05-12 19:12, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 11:52 AM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor)
> <rse at rfc-editor.org> wrote:
>> And this basically covers my concern and intent regarding comments in
>> the canonical version of an RFC.  On the balance, comments within the
>> canonical file cause more problems than they solve.  If someone needs to
>> comment on the XML used, WG or author notes to future -bis authors, or
>> offer some other minor clarifying point, I think that correctly belongs
>> in the draft, not the final RFC.
>
> Ah yes, the RFC-Editor can always publish one more -NN draft, strip
> out all XML comments, then publish the RFC.  A very simple solution.

Please no. The *authors* publish the drafts.

That being said: it would be great if the final AUTH48 changes would 
actually be published as an I-D for review (at least if they are less 
than trivial).

Best regards, Julian



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