[webfinger] Default language (Was: Last Call: <draft-ietf-appsawg-webfinger-10.txt> (WebFinger) to Proposed Standard

'Stephane Bortzmeyer' bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Apr 2 12:38:17 CEST 2013

On Tue, Apr 02, 2013 at 10:59:53AM +0900,
 Martin J. Dürst <duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp> wrote 
 a message of 57 lines which said:

> Maybe this should actually be an erratum to RFC 6415? 

I'm not sure. Errata are not supposed to be used when you disagree
with the working group, only when there is an involuntary slip. To
quote draft-rfc-editor-errata-process:

We note that allowing technical errata is a slippery slope: there may
be a temptation to use errata to "fix" protocol design errors, rather
than publishing new RFCs that update the erroneous documents.  In
general, an erratum is intended to report an error in a document,
rather than an error in the design of the protocol [...]

In this case, it seems the working group made a wrong choice, but

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