Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF
RFC 5234

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>
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:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-crocker-rfc4234bis-02.txt

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

 The implementation report is here: 
 http://ietf.org/IESG/Implementations/RFC4234_implem.txt
 
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.