[rfc-i] RFC Editor Model: RSE Responsibilities

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Fri Jan 23 13:31:18 PST 2009


Nice model, daunting list of functions.  Certainly at least a fulltime 
person.  At present,
these functions are variously divided among three people, who meet weekly for
coordination, visit each other's offices, and exchange a lot of email.

Bob Braden

>3.1.  RFC Series Editor
>  The RFC Series Editor, or Series Editor for short, is an individual
>  who may have assistants and who is responsible for:
>  1.  Identifying appropriate steps for RFC Series continuity
>  2.  Coordinates the implementation of policies, processes and
>      established to ensure the quality and consistency fo the RFC
>      The Series Editor will work with the IAB and IAOC to develop new
>      policy and see that contractual agreements are met.
>  3.  The RFC Series Editor will take proposes changes to the
>community, and
>      the IAB will ensure that there sufficient community review before
>      the policy is adopted.
>  4.  Coordinating with IAB and/or IAOC, and together with the IAB and/ or 
>      participate in reviews of the RFC Publisher, RFC Publication, and
>      Independent Stream Editor functions to ensure the above
>mentioned continuity
>  5.  Developing, maintaining, and publishing the RFC Style Manual
>      publication for use by authors, editors, and the RFC publisher
>  6.  Managing the RFC errata process
>  7.  Liaising with the IAB
>  8.  Overseeing consistency of RFCs with the RFC Series and RFC Style
>      Manual

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