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Re: Last Call: draft-ietf-opsec-filter-caps (Filtering and Rate Limiting Capabilities for IP Network Infrastructure) to BCP
The last call has ended and AFAIKS, this was the only comment. Would the
authors object to publishing this document as INFORMATIONAL? If not, we
can proceed immediately. If so, we need to work through the issue.
Barry Greene (bgreene) wrote:
> I don't understand "BCP." Information RFC yes. Something that can be use
> for requirements yes. But Best Common Practice? How is an operator's "I
> wish my equipment can do this in my network" become a BCP?
> IESG - I think we are abusing the BCP system. It states:
> A BCP document is subject to the same basic set of procedures as
> standards track documents and thus is a vehicle by which the IETF
> community can define and ratify the community's best current thinking
> on a statement of principle or on what is believed to be the best way
> to perform some operations or IETF process function."
> Which means we should be going through the same lifecycle of document
> status as the standards track.
> What we are getting now is the equivelent of a straight to Internet
> Standard status.
>>From: The IESG [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>>Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 1:34 PM
>>Subject: Last Call: draft-ietf-opsec-filter-caps (Filtering
>>and Rate Limiting Capabilities for IP Network Infrastructure) to BCP
>>The IESG has received a request from the Operational Security
>>Capabilities for IP Network Infrastructure WG (opsec) to
>>consider the following document:
>>- 'Filtering and Rate Limiting Capabilities for IP Network
>> Infrastructure '
>> <draft-ietf-opsec-filter-caps-08.txt> as a BCP
>>The IESG plans to make a decision in the next few weeks, and
>>solicits final comments on this action. Please send
>>substantive comments to the email@example.com mailing lists by
>>2007-06-25. Exceptionally, comments may be sent to
>>firstname.lastname@example.org instead. In either case, please retain the
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