[rfc-i] draft-flanagan-rfc-framework-02 composition tools

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Fri Oct 31 08:36:55 PDT 2014




> On Oct 31, 2014, at 7:30 AM, Ted Lemon <mellon at fugue.com> wrote:
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>> On Oct 31, 2014, at 9:52 AM, Stewart Bryant <stbryant at cisco.com> wrote:
>> Whether or not the IETF as a whole can reach a consensus I don't know, but I think the state of the composition tools does deserve some plenary level discussion to properly understand the degree of concern amongst the  author community and see if there is any consensus in any of its dimensions. Composition is something that currently impacts the 2000 members the IETF who are writing the documents that we are "in business" to deliver, so making some improvement on the current lamentable situation should be regarded as a P1 issue.
> 
> It would certainly be nice if there were a solution to this, I agree.   There are commercial solutions, but they are not cheap.

They are, compared to the time, effort, and price of this process and the upkeep it will entail.

Joe


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