[rfc-i] Titles for divided reference sections in non-standards track documents

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Fri May 30 18:01:18 PDT 2014

On 31/05/2014 12:53, Ted Lemon wrote:
> On May 30, 2014, at 6:48 PM, Joel M. Halpern <jmh at joelhalpern.com> wrote:
>> Sorry, not seeing the problem,
> +1

Strangely, http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/normative
doesn't say anything about standards track RFCs or BCPs,
or about essential dependency for implementation.

I think an outsider who assumes the dictionary meaning of "normative"
will not be greatly misled. (We could perfectly well have called
them "Essential References", but we didn't.)


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