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On Popularity versus Quality

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Author Dave Cridland
Last updated 2014-03-07 (Latest revision 2013-09-03)
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Any RFC is typically seen as having the approval of the IETF community; Standards Track documents even more so. This document explores the distinction between approval based on specification quality, and approval based on high deployment.


Dave Cridland

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