[rfc-i] Referencing Internet Drafts

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Sat Mar 11 07:38:20 PST 2017


...furthermore:

<https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-flanagan-7322bis-00#section-4.8.6.4>:

>    (...)  If the referenced I-D was
>    also later published as an RFC, then that RFC must also be listed.

There are cases where this doesn't make a lot of sense - if one cites a 
specific historic Internet Draft because something that was later 
removed or changed, why would it be relevant whether a later draft was 
subsequently published as RFC?

Best regards, Julian


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