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Instructions to RFC Authors (RFC2223)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002781D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 15 page(s) / 35K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Postel: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This Request for Comments (RFC) provides information about the preparation of RFCs, and certain policies relating to the publication of RFCs.

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Network Working Group J. Postel

Request for Comments: 2223 J. Reynolds

Obsoletes: 1543, 1111, 825 ISI

Category: Informational October 1997

Instructions to RFC Authors

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo

does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1997). All Rights Reserved.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2. Editorial Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

3. Format Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

3a. ASCII Format Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

3b. PostScript Format Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

4. Header . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

4a. First Page Heading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

4b. Running Header . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

4c. Running Footer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

5. Status Section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

6. Copyright Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

7. Introduction Section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

8. References Section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

9. Security Considerations Section . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

10. Author's Address Section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

11. Copyright Section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

12. Relation to other RFCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

13. Protocol Standards Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

14. Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

15. Distribution Lists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

16. RFC Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

17. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

18. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

19. Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

20. Appendix - RFC "nroff macros" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

21. Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

1. Introduction

This Request for Comments (RFC) provides information about the

preparation of RFCs, and certain policies relating to the publication

of RFCs.

The RFC series of notes covers a broad range of interes...