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Retirement of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" Summary Document (RFC7100) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000233321D
Original Publication Date: 2013-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2013-Dec-06
Document File: 6 page(s) / 5K

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P. Resnick: AUTHOR


The RFC Editor shall publish periodically an "Internet Official Protocol Standards" RFC [1], summarizing the status of all Internet protocol and service specifications.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        P. Resnick Request for Comments: 7100                   Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. BCP: 9                                                     December 2013 Obsoletes: 5000 Updates: 2026 Category: Best Current Practice ISSN: 2070-1721

         Retirement of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards"                             Summary Document


   This document updates RFC 2026 to no longer use STD 1 as a summary of    "Internet Official Protocol Standards".  It obsoletes RFC 5000 and    requests the IESG to move RFC 5000 (and therefore STD 1) to Historic    status.

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 has been approved for publication by the Internet    Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on BCPs is    available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

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Resnick                   Best Current Practice                 [Page 1]
 RFC 7100                   Retirement of STD 1             December 2013

 1.  Retiring STD 1

   RFC 2026 [RFC2026] and its predecessors call for the publication of    an RFC describing the status of IETF protocols:

      The RFC Editor shall publish periodically an "Internet Official       Protocol Standards" RFC [1], summarizing the status of all       Internet protocol and service specifications.

   The "Internet Official Protocol Standards" document, now as RFC 5000    [RFC5000], has always been listed in the Internet Standard series as    STD 1.  However, the document has not been kept up to date in recent    years, and it has fallen out of use in favor of the online list    produced by the RFC Editor [STDS-TRK].  The IETF no longer sees the    need for the document to be mainta...