[rfc-i] [IAB] Headers and Boilerplates is done.

Dave Thaler dthaler at microsoft.com
Thu Nov 19 12:48:20 PST 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: iab-bounces at iab.org [mailto:iab-bounces at iab.org] On Behalf Of Joe
> Touch
> Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2009 11:21 AM
> To: Andrew G. Malis
> Cc: IAB IAB; Julian Reschke; Bob Hinden; RFC Interest; Bob Braden
> Subject: Re: [IAB] [rfc-i] Headers and Boilerplates is done.
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> Andrew G. Malis wrote:
> > Joe,
> >
> > I think you're in the minority on this one. I in particular have no
> > problem with the word "submission" being used only for the
> independent
> > stream. Unless someone else agrees with you, I think we can call
> rough
> > consensus on this one and get it published.
> "submission" is incorrect anyway. It's not a submission once published.
> The independent stream is itself a minority; I don't expect any
> statements about it to come from anything much more than a minority
> anyway, as a result.
> Joe

The name of the stream is "Independent Submission".  So
if you say "Internet Engineering Task Force" as a stream name,
then "Independent Submission" is the correct term too.
See RFC 4844 section 5.  And yes once published, the RFC
is called an "independent submission".  See RFC 4846 section 1.


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