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Changes to the Internet Standards Process defined by RFC 2026

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in gen area)
Expired & archived
Author Brian E. Carpenter
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2008-01-16)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Best Current Practice
Stream WG state (None)
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Russ Housley
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This document defines a number of changes to RFC 2026, the basic definition of the IETF standards process. While some of them are definite changes to the rules, the intention is to preserve the main intent of the original rules, while adapting them to experience and current practice.


Brian E. Carpenter

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