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Re: disposition of draft-ietf-http-* internet drafts

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@bell-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 09:30:18 -0500
Message-Id: <36EE6AFA.1DF2@bell-labs.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: Keith Moore <moore+iesg@cs.utk.edu>, "Patrik F\Bltstr\Bm" <paf@swip.net>, internet-drafts@ietf.org, HTTP Working Group <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Larry Masinter wrote:
> [...]
> I note that we cannot officially close until "HTTP State
> Management Mechanism" has been completed:
> 
>   "HTTP State Management Mechanism", D. Kristol, L. Montulli, 07/29/1998,
>   <draft-ietf-http-state-man-mec-10.txt,.ps>
> 
> is marked as awaiting an applicability statement, which I presume is:
> 
>   "Applicability Statement for HTTP State Management", Keith Moore,
>   11/23/1998, <draft-iesg-http-cookies-00.txt>
> 

Yes and no.  The applicability statement needs to be revised.  But the
real problem IMO is that state-man-mec is caught in IESG process hell,
with some current IESG members unhappy with wording that was accepted by
former IESG members.

Dave Kristol
Received on Tuesday, 16 March 1999 14:32:23 EST

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