From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Apr 23 2004 - 20:15:02 EDT
Mike Ayers scripsit:
> Furthermore, in the IETF document architecture, the only way to
> amend an RFC is by a superceding RFC. RFCs are superceded all the time.
Almost. It's also possible for an RFC to update older RFCs without
superseding them completely. For example, RFC 2396 (URI syntax)
updates RFC 1766 (URL syntax), leaving the parts specific to
certain URL schemes still in effect.
-- John Cowan www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org Lope de Vega: "It wonders me I can speak at all. Some caitiff rogue did rudely yerk me on the knob, wherefrom my wits still wander." An Englishman: "Ay, a filchman to the nab betimes 'll leave a man crank for a spell." --Harry Turtledove, Ruled Britannia
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