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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 15:44:08 -0400
Message-ID: <46607708.4020603@cs.utk.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

> I guess that depends on who's doing the editing. Speaking for myself,
> I have tried to make sure that changes are kept as minimal as
> possible, and that each and every change is linked to the issue it's
> supposed to resolve.
Maybe I should clarify.  If the working group sees itself as updating
2616, the working group can get into a rathole discussing changes to the
text even if the people participating in that discussion can't actually
change the text and submit a revised internet-draft for that text. But
if it's clear up front that the WG is not chartered to actually change
the document text, the participants are more likely to confine their
discussion to descriptions of specific problems and fixes.

(there's a reason we describe the job of being a WG chair (and for that
matter, an AD) as "herding cats".)

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