A Definition of the Term "Soon" for Use in Discussions with Working Group Chairs and Area Directors

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Author Adrian Farrel 
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Many discussions with IETF Area Directors and Working Group Chairs utilize the word "Soon" to qualify a commitment to action. This document attempts to provide a definition of that term so that common expectations may be realistically set.


Adrian Farrel (adrian@olddog.co.uk)

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