[rfc-i] FYI sub-series and RFC 1150 - proposal to update

Russ Housley housley at vigilsec.com
Thu Apr 21 12:21:52 PDT 2011


> At 13:39 20-04-2011, Olaf Kolkman wrote:
>> The most recent FYI was published in August 2007 ( RFC 4949 (FYI 36) ) it was submitted as an independent submission.
> There is FYI 17 (Toa of IETF) which might get updated if draft-hoffman-tao4677bis is published.

Indeed, but we do not intend to assign an FYI number in the future.

>> Some opinions:
>> Whether a FYI number is to be assigned, and what procedure to follow for that decision is a question for the stream approvers.
> RFC 1150 mentions that "FYIs are intended for a wide audience".  The intended status of draft-ietf-dnsop-as112-under-attack-help-help is "Informational".  That draft targets a wider readership.
> I suggest leaving the decision of whether a FYI number should be assigned to the stream approver.

The IESG is the stream approver for the IETF stream.

The FYI designation was created for a portion of what is now known as the IETF stream.


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