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IETF Guidelines for Conduct (RFC7154)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000235459D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Mar-03
Document File: 14 page(s) / 12K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Moonesamy: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The work of the IETF relies on cooperation among a diverse range of people with different ideas and communication styles. The IETF strives, through these guidelines for conduct, to create and maintain an environment in which every person is treated with dignity, decency, and respect. People who participate in the IETF are expected to behave in a professional manner as we work together to develop interoperable technologies for the Internet. We aim to abide by these guidelines as we build consensus in person and through email discussions. If conflicts arise, they are resolved according to the procedures outlined in RFC 2026 [RFC2026].

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                 S. Moonesamy, Ed. Request for Comments: 7154                                    March 2014 BCP: 54 Obsoletes: 3184 Category: Best Current Practice ISSN: 2070-1721

                      IETF Guidelines for Conduct

 Abstract

   This document provides a set of guidelines for personal interaction    in the Internet Engineering Task Force.  The guidelines recognize the    diversity of IETF participants, emphasize the value of mutual    respect, and stress the broad applicability of our work.

   This document is an updated version of the guidelines for conduct    originally published in RFC 3184.

Status of This Memo

   This memo documents an Internet Best Current Practice.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    BCPs is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7154.

 Moonesamy                 Best Current Practice                 [Page 1]
 RFC 7154               IETF Guidelines for Conduct            March 2014

 Copyright Notice

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