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Instructions to RFC Authors (RFC2223)

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Original Publication Date: 1997-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-15
Document File: 20 page(s) / 25K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Postel: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2223: DOI

Abstract

This Request for Comments (RFC) provides information about the preparation of RFCs, and certain policies relating to the publication of RFCs. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

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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

Postel & Reynolds Informational [Page 1]

RFC 2223 Instructions to RFC Authors October 1997

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 interests. The core topics are the Internet and the TCP/IP protocol suite. However, any topic related to computer communication may be acceptable at the discretion of the RFC Editor.

Memos proposed to be RFCs may be submitted by anyone. One large source of memos that become RFCs is the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The IETF working groups (WGs) evolve their working memos (known as Internet Drafts or I-Ds) until they feel they are ready for publication, then the memos are reviewed by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), and...

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