I don't know about "narrow community", but I agree that good reviews
are essential. Reviewing is hard, especially with long documents /
complex specifications (unfortunately it still seems some RFC writers
are paid by the word) and also when there are many dependencies. And
there's essentially nothing in it for the reviewer, so only people who
are very much in favor or very much against something bother, with the
former probably not being in the best position to uncover hidden
In my opinion, if the IETF could make it worth someone's while in one
way or another to do a thorough review, that would help a lot.
I very much agree with this
I think this is the way to improve quality
there have been some initiatives for this, see
i guess it didn't progress...
we should try to figure out some mechanisms to foster reviews... do you
have any ideas?
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