RFC Series Format Development

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This document describes the current requirements and requests for enhancements for the format of the canonical version of RFCs. Terms are defined to help clarify exactly which stages of document production are under discussion for format changes. The requirements described in this document will determine what changes will be made to RFC format.


Heather Flanagan (rse@rfc-editor.org)
Nevil Brownlee (rfc-ise@rfc-editor.org)

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