This document has been adopted by the IAB and is being actively developed.
Parked IAB Document
This document has lost its author or editor, is waiting for another document to be written, or cannot currently be worked on by the IAB for some other reason. Annotations probably explain why this document is parked.
This document has completed internal consensus within the IAB and is now under community review.
The document has completed community review and is now being formally reviewed by the entire IAB in order to make a decision about whether it is ready to be published as an IAB-stream RFC.
Approved by IAB, To Be Sent to RFC Editor
The consideration of this document is complete, but it has not yet been sent to the RFC Editor for publication (although that is going to happen soon).
Sent to a Different Organization for Publication
The IAB does not expect to publish the document itself, but has passed it on to a different organization that might continue work on the document. The expectation is that the other organization will eventually publish the document.
Sent to the RFC Editor
The IAB processing of this document is complete and it has been sent to the RFC Editor for publication. The document may be in the RFC Editor's queue, or it may have been published as an RFC; this state doesn't distinguish between different states occurring after the document has left the IAB.
The document has been published as an RFC.
Dead IAB Document
This document was an active IAB document, but for some reason it is no longer being pursued for the IAB stream. It is possible that the document might be revived later, possibly in another stream.
Waiting for Partner Feedback
Document Shepherd Followup
Revised I-D Needed
An updated I-D is needed to address the issues that have been raised.