[rfc-i] Referencing Internet Drafts

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Thu May 28 13:55:10 PDT 2015


On 29/05/2015 06:54, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 02:08:43PM -0400, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
>> As far as I recollect, we didn't use "Internet Draft" in the
>> reference, so this isn't a change.
> 
> Also, since they're supposed to be at least in theory temporary
> documents that don't persist, they can't actually be thought of as a
> document series.

That's right. In fact, "work in progress" is itself anomalous when citing
ancient drafts that are no longer in progress; I suggested "working draft"
a few years ago.

    Brian


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