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Chaim Frenkel
July 26, 2000 18:04
Re: Initial Structure
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I always was confused by the term RFC (which I thought meant Request for
Comment) but it seems it has another meaning to the IETF, a standard.

So perhaps we should 
	RFC v1 - Request For Comment
	Go though the comment phase.
	RFC v1.1
	repeat until ready


	STD  - Standard.


>>>>> "SC" == Simon Cozens <> writes:

SC> On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 06:37:54PM -0400, Kurt D. Starsinic wrote:
>> I don't think these final two items belong in the RFC; in the best of
>> all possible worlds, this wouldn't even be discussed at the time an RFC
>> is created.  I feel that an RFC should list issues to be considered in
>> implementing a solution, such as scalability and security.
>> I also think that a justification for the proposed change should be
>> part of the RFC.

SC> Okay. I'm confused.

SC> Are RFCs issued by a group leader, or anyone who feels like? Are RFCs the
SC> final considered opinion on an issue, or are they the initial thoughts?
SC> How, when, and by whom are they updated?

Chaim Frenkel					     Nonlinear Knowledge, Inc.				               +1-718-236-0183

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