[rfc-i] [Ietf-and-github] New Version Notification for draft-kwatsen-git-xiax-automation-00.txt
stewe at stewe.org
Tue Feb 26 10:05:20 PST 2019
I believe the first mentioning of code markers was in the attached email, which was on the IPR WG mailing list on a thread in the context of the copyright RFCs (BCP78).
On 2/26/19, 09:25, "Ietf-and-github on behalf of Henrik Levkowetz" <ietf-and-github-bounces at ietf.org on behalf of henrik at levkowetz.com> wrote:
On 2019-02-26 18:19, Joel M. Halpern wrote:
> RFC 5377 section 4.3 calls out that code has different copyright grants
> than other parts of the document. It describes various examples of
> code, and then asks the IETF Trust to specify textual marking for code
> so that authors can be explicit and can mark things that may not be
> obvious by the examples.
> So it goes back a lot earlier than 6087.
> And as far as I know goes back to before there was any tooling support
> for the markings.
Indeed. And later, when there was discussion about possible code markings,
I proposed that we use the <CODE BEGINS>, <CODE ENDS> introduced by RFC 6087,
rather than inventing something new.
> On 2/26/19 11:52 AM, Kent Watsen wrote:
>>> The original reason for "CODE BEGINS" etc was for licensing (to
>>> clarify that part of the content is considered to be a "code component").
>> Perhaps and, if so, then the markers may still have a purpose.
>> That said, I only know the markers coming from
>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8407#section-3.2, which came from
>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6087#section-3.1. As the co-chair and
>> shepherd for these drafts, I assure you that my limited understanding
>> for the original motivation is correct. It's not intended to have any
>> relationship to copyrights, though RFC6087 conflates both a module-level
>> copyright (inside the YANG module) and markers (outside the YANG module)
>> in Section 3.1, which we de-conflicted in RFC8407.
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