[rfc-i] Substantial revision

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Mon May 28 09:01:33 PDT 2012

On 2012-05-28 16:43, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-05-28 17:38, Joe Touch wrote:

>> New documents shouldn't be minor revisions of existing docs. They
>> often need to be substantially revised in content anyway, structurally
>> reorganized, etc.
>> ...
> Hmm. I don't think this is true for the case where we go from Draft to
> Full Standard.

That used to be true, but RFC 6410 removed that case.

It seems obvious that system must allow for substantial revision
by people other than the original authors.


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