[rfc-i] draft-kuehlewind-update-tag comments

Toerless Eckert tte at cs.fau.de
Wed Mar 25 15:23:25 PDT 2020

I like to solve the problem. I am not sure the proposed solution is
sufficient though.

On the nitpicking style, i am not sure that the distinction of
New MUST -> Amends New "optional" is a good way to define
the distinctions:

If i was an operator, i would primarily like to understand the
interoperability effects. We the new document be expected to
interoperate in all circumstances with the old version RFC ?
Security Amendmends certainly will the need option to kill
backward compatibility (old RFC had a now broken security scheme).

I would feel a lot easier to conclude what would need to be
done if there was a collection of different example "use cases",
and challenge the community to come up with new "use cases" where
the proposed solution does not work well enough.

I "feel" that it would be better not to try to solve our issues
nly with as few as possible tags, but also ponder what a good
amendment/extensions text in an RFC should look like.
E.g.: separate section summarising "Changes" over the prior
RFC is IMHO a good approach.

"This rfc replaces the following text in prior RFC with the
text outlined in section xx of this rfc. This impacts
interoperability as follows".

Just an example.


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