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Title: Defining the IETF
Author(s): P. Hoffman, S. Bradner
Status: Best Current Practice
Date: February 2002
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I-D Tag: draft-hoffman-what-is-ietf-05.txt
This document gives a more concrete definition of "the IETF" as it
understood today. Many RFCs refer to "the IETF". Many important IETF
documents speak of the IETF as if it were an already-defined entity.
However, no IETF document correctly defines what the IETF is.
This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
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