[rfc-i] Referencing Internet Drafts

Paul Kyzivat paul.kyzivat at comcast.net
Fri Jun 16 11:42:56 PDT 2017


On 6/16/17 2:33 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2017-06-16 20:19, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
>> ...
>> Who would make the call as to whether an I-D is a work in progress or a
>> [stale|historic|overtaken by events|your favorite term here] I-D? It's
>> not a simple case of time, and the author of the I-D being referenced
>> might have a difference of opinion than the author doing the referencing.
>> ...
> 
> There'll be edge cases, right. But if an ID hasn't been updated in 
> years, it's likely abandoned, right?

Isn't it sufficient to define that an ID that is the most recent version 
and hasn't expired is a work in progress, and that others are historic?

	Thanks,
	Paul


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