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The Tao of IETF - A Novice's Guide to the Internet Engineering Task Force

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3160.
Author Susan R. Harris
Last updated 2013-03-02 (Latest revision 2001-06-19)
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        FYI 17
        RFC 3160

        Title:      The Tao of IETF - A Novice's Guide to the Internet
                    Engineering Task Force
        Author(s):  S. Harris
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       August 2001
        Pages:      38
        Characters: 98411
        Obsoletes:  1718
        See Also:   FYI 17

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-uswg-tao-05.txt


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