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Re: RFC format - time for an update?

From: Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 08:16:58 +0000
Message-ID: <4F3CBB7A.9000605@isode.com>
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>, Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 16/02/2012 08:11, Adrien de Croy wrote:
>
> ok thanks
>
> nice to know I'm not alone
I will forward your messages to the newly hired RFC Series Editor, who 
is the right person to talk to about this kind of stuff.
>
> Regards
>
> Adrien
>
>
> On 16/02/2012 8:57 p.m., Carsten Bormann wrote:
>> TL;DR answer: no.
>>
>> Long answer: There is a raging debate about this about once a year, 
>> often on the main IETF mailing list, making that unusable for about 
>> two weeks in a row.
>>
>> Each time, the result is to stick with the RFC format.
>>
>>> Most other standards bodies seem to have adopted a rich text format.
>> Yes.  We are different.
>> (In many ways, not just this one, but definitely in this one.)
>>
>> Most definitely don't debate it here.
>>
>> Gre, Carsten
>>
>>
>
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