Two Stage Standardization Approach

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Authors Spencer Dawkins  , Charles Perkins  , Dave Crocker 
Last updated 2004-05-21
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RFC 2026 specifies a three-stage Standards Track. As currently practiced, IETF standards track documents typically attain only the first stage. This proposal discusses the problems caused by the disparity between documented procedures and actual practice, and proposes a two-step standard track.


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