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Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF
RFC 5234

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From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Augmented BNF for Syntax 
         Specifications: ABNF' to Full Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF '
   <draft-crocker-rfc4234bis-02.txt> as a Full Standard

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

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Technical Summary
 This is ABNF.  We use it in our RFCs.  

 The implementation report is here:
Working Group Summary
 This was not done in a WG although it was reviewed by several   
 individuals: Bill Fenner, Frank Ellerman, Julian Reschke, Steven
 Legg, Alexey Melnikov.
Protocol Quality
 Lisa Dusseault reviewed this for the IESG.

RFC Editor Note