Charles Lindsey <chl <at> clerew.man.ac.uk>
2005-02-05 20:44:12 GMT
I submitted draft-ietf-usefor-usepro-02.txt to the drafts editor last
December (and we have been discussing it since then on the basis of the
copy on our website).
Frank pointed out last week that it had still not appeared on the official
drafts sites, so I sent it again.
I received the usual auto-acknowledgements both times, but nothing else.
So finally I escalated to the next stage up, and received the following
"We sent you twice messages saying that your draft did not have required
statements in it. PLease fix the problem with your draft and resubmit."
Well, they may have sent them, but I never received them (and I have
carefully examined my trash file, which has not been pruned of late, and
they are certainly not there). Moreover, they carefully did not explain
which required statements they were concerned about, which was not overly
Anyway, I have now studied their website and RFCs 3667 and 3668 and fixed
such problems as I could find and resubmitted. So we shall see. Draft-03
is now almost ready, and will be submitted in about a week's time (I am
away until then), assuming draft-02 finally makes it.
And, in spite of their protestations, I see that drafts with incorrect
texts were still being accepted in January, including one by a certain Mr