[rfc-i] Call for Comment: "RFC Format Requirements and Future Development"

Bernard Aboba bernard.aboba at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 12:04:11 PST 2013

> This is an announcement of an IETF-wide Call for Comment on "RFC Format Requirements and Future Development". 
> The document is being considered for publication as an Informational RFC within the IAB stream, and is available for inspection here: 
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-iab-rfcformatreq 
> The Call for Comment will last until February 29, 2013. Please send comments to rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org, cc: ing IAB at IAB.org. Comments may also be submitted in TRAC (see below).
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> Submitting Comments via TRAC 
> 1. To submit an issue in TRAC, you first need to login to the IAB site on the tools server: 
> http://tools.ietf.org/wg/iab/trac/login 
> 2. If you don't already have a login ID, you can obtain one by navigating to this site: 
> http://trac.tools.ietf.org/newlogin 
> 3. Once you have obtained an account, and have logged in, you can file an issue by navigating to the ticket entry form: 
> http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/iab/trac/newticket 
> 4. When opening an issue: 
> a. The Type: field should be set to "defect" for an issue with the current document text, or "enhancement" for a proposed addition of functionality (such as 
> an additional requirement). 
> b. The Priority: field is set based on the severity of the Issue. For example, editorial issues are typically "minor" or "trivial". 
> c. The Milestone: field should be set to milestone1 (useless, I know). 
> d. The Component: field should be set to the document you are filing the issue on. 
> e. The Version: field should be set to "1.0". 
> f. The Severity: field should be set to based on the status of the document (e.g. "In WG Last Call" for a document in IAB last call) 
> g. The Keywords: and CC: fields can be left blank unless inspiration seizes you. 
> h. The Assign To: field is generally filled in with the email address of the editor. 
> 5. Typically it won't be necessary to enclose a file with the ticket, but if you need to, select "I have files to attach to this ticket". 
> 6. If you want to preview your Issue, click on the "Preview" button. When you're ready to submit the issue, click on the "Create Ticket" button. 
> 7. If you want to update an issue, go to the "View Tickets" page: 
> http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/iab/trac/report/1 
> Click on the ticket # you want to update, and then modify the ticket fields as required.

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