IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Document and Working Group Status

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Document and Working Group Status

IPP> Document and Working Group Status

From: Danny.M.Brennan@kp.org
Date: Fri Jun 18 2004 - 13:11:49 EDT

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    This working group has four Internet-Drafts [1] that have been in the
    Evaluation :: Revised ID Needed" state for units measured in years. What
    this tells me is that the working group has been unresponsive to IESG
    comments. I have asked the WG chair and at least one editor to review the
    IESG comments and update the document as needed, but the response I
    was lukewarm.

    Years is too long. Something has got to change. It's either time to
    the documents, finish them up, and close the working group, or to drop
    entirely and close the working group.

    To that end: I want to see a reply to this note from the WG chair, posted
    this working group mailing list by 0000 UTC Friday 2 July 2004 (a little
    more than two weeks from now), describing what the working group intends
    do with each of the four documents. If no such plan is provided, the
    working group will be closed due to inactivity and the documents will be

    If a plan is provided it must include either a request to drop the
    or a date by which time the document will be updated and sent to the I-D
    administrator for publication. You may wish to consider finding new
    document editors if the legacy editors are unable to update the documents.
    I am willing to work with you on timeframes if the group shows a
    to move forward with the needed document updates.

    IESG review comments can be found in the I-D tracker:


    Discussion of possible ways forward is appropriate...

    IESG Applications Area Advisor for IPP


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