RFC Editor Guidelines on Author Lists

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Authors RFC Editor  , Robert Braden 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2002-05-09)
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This memo presents a new set of guidelines to govern lists of authors on RFC documents. It is intended to counteract a recent tendency towards author list inflation.


RFC Editor (rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org)
Robert Braden (braden@isi.edu)

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