Moving documents to Historic: A procedure

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Authors Harald Alvestrand  , Eliot Lear 
Last updated 2004-04-14
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This document describes a procedure for performing the downgrading of old Proposed and Draft standards described in RFC 2026 without placing an unreasonable load on groups charged with performing other tasks in the IETF. It defines a new group, called the 'Commission for Protocol Obsolesence', which shall recommend to the IESG downgrading or progressing documents on the IETF standards track. Ultimate decisions still rest of with the IESG, with appeal to the IAB.


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