New Last Call: 'Tags for Identifying Languages' to BCP
blilly at erols.com
Fri Dec 17 15:13:09 CET 2004
> Date: 2004-12-14 13:02
> From: John Cowan <jcowan at reutershealth.com>
> To: "Addison Phillips [wM]" <aphillips at webmethods.com>
> CC: ietf-languages at iana.org
> Addison Phillips [wM] scripsit:
> > The IETF process is not really my concern. I will note that many IETF and
> > non-IETF standards folks have participated in the process of developing and
> > reviewing draft-langtags, though.
> Actually, we're all IETF people. If you're on an IETF mailing list discussing
> an IETF item of work like an RFC, you're part of the IETF. The process
> is designed to serve us, not vice versa.
It's not quite that simple; IETF process has several specific requirements
(as spelled out in RFC 2026) -- an IETF Working group requires a charter
with a well-defined scope, specific milestones, etc. There is an official
list of IETF working groups.
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