Re: Debian's Linux kernel continues to regress on freedom
On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > RFC 1725 is (quoting the text) "primarily a minor revision to RFC
> > 1460", which in turn is (again quoting the text) "primarily a minor
> > revision to [RFC1225]", which itself in turn is based on ideas from
> > RFCs 918, 937, and 1081.
> You can draft derived versions, but you can't distribute them until they
> are accepted as new RFCs. This is a serious limitation in free software
The moment something enters the IETF process, it does so as a draft, and it
is indeed distributable.
Heck, it is *impossible* to creates RFCs without drafts first. And these
drafts are public, by requirement of the IETF and RFC process.
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