On Dec 7, 2011, at 9:28 AM, George, Wes wrote:
On Dec 7, 2011, at 7:11 AM, Margaret Wasserman wrote:
What is the value in publishing a living document as an RFC (which
inherently a static, archival document)? Wouldn't it make more sense
to convert the contents of this document to a Wiki page that we could
jointly edit and maintain going forward?
I think it's important that this be dynamic and easy to change.
[WEG] I think that we're already off in the weeds based on an incorrect
assumption, so I'd like to clarify before we get too far along with this.
This is a list of the *questions* because they do not change much from one
meeting to the next. The document already recommends that the *answers* which
will be different for every venue be kept in a place where they are more
While I agree that the questions won't change as often as the answers, it will
likely change. We have come a long way from just asking how many cookies there
Also, if it gets published as an RFC, it is going to be viewed as a
"specification". I think it's best to avoid that and just have a wiki. I
would be surprised if this topic continues to be as active area of discussion
in the future, making it unlikely that there would be new RFCs published.
Further, is this something we really want in the historical record.
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