[Standards] Stable is the new Draft

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at mozilla.com
Tue Sep 7 15:44:36 UTC 2021


On 8/31/21 9:41 AM, Jonas Schäfer wrote:

> The term "Draft" for our non-Final but also non-Experimental standards has 
> been adopted from our "mother" organization, the Internet Engineering Task 
> Force. The IETF has since abandoned that term.

In fact, the IETF moved from a three-stage track to a two-stage track:

https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc6410/

This would be the equivalent of removing the "Stable" state entirely.

That said, I'm in favor of the renaming.

Peter



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