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[ih] Who owns old RFCs ?
- Subject: [ih] Who owns old RFCs ?
- From: touch at strayalpha.com (Joe Touch)
- Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 18:48:26 -0700
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
- References: <[email protected]>
> On Apr 23, 2020, at 6:37 PM, Dave Crocker <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
> ?On 4/23/2020 6:30 PM, Joseph Touch via Internet-history wrote:
>> Paid for - like everything else in the IETF - the goodness in people?s hearts?
>> Note that the majority of large-timesink roles in the IETF are performed by people paid by vendors. The carrot of true compliance is the fee charged for compliance verification.
> Just by way of example, when someone buys a product that advertises a set of features and discover it doesn't have some of them, it's not uncommon for them to demand a refund. With enough customers deceived in that fashion, it is not uncommon for a government agency to take action.
Perhaps the same FCC that doesn?t think the Internet is a communications service?
Again, though, we?re back to compliance. We have nothing that asserts what that requires, so it?s impossible to claim a device fails that test.