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In the context of the Community bot URL replacement run addressed in 'Links to HTML versions of RFC's need to move from "tools" to "datatracker"' it became clear that the replacement edit summary is not really helpful but merely states the obvious

replaced http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc with https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc

which then results in questions like mine on meta SO asking for a reason.

As was confirmed in a comment there, that content is created automatically:

The comment is put in through our dev route for url-rewriting. Auto-generated based on the exact url being substituted.

I would propose to update this by adding a link to an explanatory article, e.g. like this

replaced rfc URLs, see meta.stackexchange.com/q/367881
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