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Getting rid of the cruft: A procedure to deprecate old standards

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Authors Harald T. Alvestrand , Eliot Lear
Last updated 2004-09-13
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This document describes a procedure for performing the downgrading of old standards described in RFC 2026, as well as BCPs, without placing an unreasonable load on groups charged with performing other tasks in the IETF.


Harald T. Alvestrand
Eliot Lear

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