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Getting rid of the cruft: A procedure to deprecate old standards

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (newtrk WG)
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Authors Harald T. Alvestrand , Eliot Lear
Last updated 2004-10-04
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document describes a procedure for performing the downgrading of old standards described in RFC 2026, as well as BCPs, without placing an unreasonable load on groups charged with performing other tasks in the IETF.


Harald T. Alvestrand
Eliot Lear

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