[rfc-i] Author email identity - Re: summary of Removing postal information from RFCs

John R Levine johnl at taugh.com
Tue Jul 13 18:40:49 PDT 2021


On Wed, 14 Jul 2021, Toerless Eckert wrote:
> And of course i just ran into the problem of identifying authors by
> email address. Seemingly this was also reaffirmed as a new rule in 2019,
> that since then, you can not submit to Datatracker any co-author who wants to
> keep privacy of his email address, especially for the case that this is
> a -bis document and that original author is retired and not actively
> engaged in the -bis fixups.

I find it very diifficult to have sympathy for a person who wants to be 
listed as the author of a document but not get e-mail about it.

If you want to change someone's e-mail address, or remove him as an 
author, we have simple ways to do both.

Regards,
John Levine, johnl at taugh.com, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY
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