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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 10:33:56 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8E5BF4.60406@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 
> On Aug 21, 2009, at 1:23 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
>> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>> ...
>>> An RFC can be moved to "Historic" status (the formal term for 
>>> "obsolete") without the need for a superseding RFC. See RFC2026 "The 
>>> Internet Standards Process", particularly sections 4.2.4 and 6.4.
>>> ...
>>
>> It needs a Standards Action.
>>
>> I'm in the process of doing this with RFC 2731, asked the IESG for 
>> advice, and got the recommendation to draft a document that would 
>> replace RFC 2731.
> 
> Would you be willing to ask the IESG for advice on RFC 2854, in light of 
> HTML5 containing an updated registration? Perhaps their opinion will be 
> different, or perhaps not, in which case someone needs to draft a 
> superseding document.

I'll do that once we have made a decision not to simply revise RFC 2854, 
which seems to be by far the simplest approach.

BR, Julian

PS: and yes, if we want to do that, and Dan and Larry are ok with that, 
I'd do the editorial work on it.
Received on Friday, 21 August 2009 08:34:41 UTC

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