I don't have any experience with the types of changes that would be
allowed in 4871 and still progress the next revision to Draft Standard.
I realize that is important to many, but I'm more interested in getting
the spec right than whether it's PS or DS.
On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 07:00:24PM -0400, Siegel, Ellen wrote:
While I'm not at all opposed to doing a -bis document, I think that a
number of people are vastly underestimating the time required to take
one to completion.
My preference would be to declare consensus for the Errata document,
and then work the contents from that document and any other relevant
errata into a more polished -bis document. (I haven't been around for
a whole lot of ietf votes, but 2/3 sure sounds about as close as a
working group is likely to get towards consensus on issues like
That approach gets the gist of the Errata clarifications out in a much
more timely manner (i.e., almost immediately), and does not preclude
the generation of the -bis document as rapidly as the process allows.
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