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Digital Preservation Considerations for the RFC Series (RFC8153)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000249864D
Original Publication Date: 2017-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Apr-20
Document File: 36 page(s) / 41K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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H. Flanagan: AUTHOR

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Internet Architecture Board (IAB)                            H. Flanagan Request for Comments: 8153                                    RFC Editor Category: Informational                                       April 2017 ISSN: 2070-1721

          Digital Preservation Considerations for the RFC Series

Abstract

   The RFC Editor is both the publisher and the archivist for the RFC    Series.  This document applies specifically to the archivist role of    the RFC Editor.  It provides guidance on when and how to preserve    RFCs and describes the tools required to view or re-create RFCs as    necessary.  This document also highlights gaps in the current process    and suggests compromises to balance cost with best practice.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)    and represents information that the IAB has deemed valuable to    provide for permanent record.  It represents the consensus of the    Internet Architecture Board (IAB).  Documents approved for    publication by the IAB are not a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   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/rfc8153.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2017 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.

Flanagan                      Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 8153                  Digital Preservation                April 2017

 Table of Contents

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

      1.1. Terminology ................................................4

      1.2. Life Cycle of Digital Preservation .........................4

   2. Updating Policy and Procedure ...................................5

      2.1. Acquisition of Documents ...................................6

      2.2. Ingestion of Documents .....................................6

      2.3. Metadata and Document Registration .........................7

      2.4. Normalization and Standardization of Canonical File

           Structure and Format .......................................9

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