RFC Series Model Process

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Author Heather Flanagan 
Last updated 2020-05-22 (latest revision 2019-11-19)
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The RFC Series has come to a crossroads where questions must be answered regarding how the Series should be managed, the role of the RFC Series Editor, and the oversight of the RFC Editor function. This draft offers a proposal to form a new IAB program called the RFC Editor Future Development Program. This proposal is based on the discussions held during three virtual meetings in September and October 2019, as well as the RSEME session at IETF 106, and requests a new, open IAB program that will drive consensus around any changes to the RFC Editor model. The program will require extensive community engagement and outreach to a broad set of stakeholder communities.


Heather Flanagan (rse@rfc-editor.org)

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