[rfc-i] draft-rfc-image-files-03

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sun Apr 8 14:03:29 PDT 2012

On Apr 8, 2012, at 1:20 PM, Paul E. Jones wrote:

> Put this draft into context.  It was submitted before a heck of a lot of
> dialog happened on the mailing list.

Errr, there has been dialog on this list and on ietf-general for over a decade. The named draft was submitted by two people who each have literally decades of experience thinking about the RFC series and proposals on how to change it. That's a lot of context.

>  It was one idea and I'm not sure how
> many others were formally submitted for consideration;

In Paris, Heather asked us *not* to formally submit proposals for a while.

> at the very least we
> should thank the authors for putting forward a formal proposal.

Some of us did that a few years ago when they submitted the -00.

>  Put your
> hatchet away. :-)

...and some of us pulled out out hatchets back then because of similar concerns as Iljitsch.

--Paul Hoffman, who also has published multiple drafts on related topics over the years, some which might be hatchet-worthy

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