At 13:51 09.04.2000 -0500, Pete Resnick wrote:
On 4/9/00 at 8:21 PM +0200, Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:
For those who believe this, please check out the technical merit of
draft-terrell-logic-analy-bin-ip-spec-ipv7-ipv8-05.txt, and ask
yourselves if this should be published as an RFC.
It should not. See my message to Vernon. But it's not because it lacks
technical merit that it shouldn't be published.
After that little exercise, you will appreciate that technical merit *is*
a factor in deciding publication of an Experimental or Informational document.
Not if RFC 2026 is respected. I see nothing in 2026 allowing for this
The RFC Editor
is expected to exercise his or her judgment concerning the editorial
suitability of a document for publication with Experimental or
Informational status, and may refuse to publish a document which, in
the expert opinion of the RFC Editor, is unrelated to Internet
activity or falls below the technical and/or editorial standard for
Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway