On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 04:50, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> > A delay of that length is generally due to dependencies -- normative
> > references to other documents that are held up.
> > When a document is in the RFC Editor queue, you can query its state via
> > their web site.
> But that gives very limited insight into what is holding it up, except
> for a few cases. If it's in EDIT state you get no useful information about
> issues and progress, for example.
The dependency graph isn't all that approachable, either.
When I went looking at the queue a month or so ago it required work to
distinguish between a REF to a document already in the queue vs. a REF
to a document not yet in the editor queue.
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