At 9:29 PM +0200 6/23/04, Hadmut Danisch wrote:
OK, there was some discussion about different
levels of Internet services and categories.
So should the IETF publish a definition?
No: it's not the kind of engineering we do best.
Yes: we are about the only group that can get the level of review
needed to prevent such a document from being a puff piece from ISPs.
No: it's about offering of protocols, not how the protocols work
Yes: Having an Informational RFC (it should not be labelled "best
current practice") on this would be useful to the Internet community.
Proposal: Create a personal Internet Draft. Create a mailing list for
discussing the draft. Announce the mailing list here. Cycle a few
times. Announce what you think is the last version year. Probably
cycle once or twice more. Turn it in to the RFC Editor as a personal
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