> >>>>> "Julian" == Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@xxxxxx> writes:
> Julian> Marshall Eubanks wrote:
> >> ... This message is to announce that the IETF Trustees have
> >> adopted on a new version of the Trust Legal Provisions (TLP), to
> >> be effective 28 December, 2009. The Grace period for
> >> old-boilerplate will begin on that date, and last through 1
> >> February, 2010. ...
> Julian> So, unless xml2rfc gets updated in time, people using that
> Julian> tool won't be able to submit Internet Drafts after February
> Julian> 1 without additional post-processing? Why the early cut-over
> Julian> date, compared to the last change (which had a 2+ month
> Julian> transition period)????
> I'd like to take this a step further: why do we need to update our
> boiler plate at all? It's my understanding that the incoming rights
> have not been changed at all here; that should and I think does require
> a BCP.
> The trust is updating what rights they give others outside the IETF
> process. I guess Ic can see why that might affect the boiler plate the
> RFC editor uses. However, I don't understand why I as an internet draft
> author should have to join the boiler plate of the month club. I
> thought one reason we set up the inbound vs outbound split was to avoid
> exactly this sort of mess.
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