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

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sun Apr 8 14:37:14 PDT 2012

On Apr 8, 2012, at 2:27 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.
> Still, it was a proposal that effectively became pointless to bash here
> after this most recent exchange of dialog, proposals for HTML and PDF/A,
> etc. AND the meeting in Paris.

Fully disagree. None of the proposals are pointless yet, certainly not one co-authored by the previous RFC Editor.

> My point is "what's
> the point of bashing it at this stage?"  Was it put forward for discussion
> in the past week and I missed that?

Basically, yes. Bob and John submitted a new version of the draft after the perma-thread had been renewed here and before Paris; presumably, they did so because they wanted their idea to be discussed.

--Paul Hoffman

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