The focus on document relationships rather than on simplifying the standards
track is what (well, is one of the things) that sent newtrk off into the
Frankly, I don't care if someone on a desert island cannot figure out from
the RFCs alone how to implement some protocol. I just don't see that as a
problem we have to solve. Anyway, implementing a protocol requires so much
more knowledge than can be obtained from the RFCs that no amount of messing
with the document strategy is going to have any impact on the ability of our
castaway to become a successful implementer.
it's worth revisiting the whole ISD/SRD thing with one new ground rule -
no more work for IESG in steady state
Let me suggest a second new ground rule: no more work for the document
authors, document editors, or the WG chairs.
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