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Characterization of Proposed Standards (RFC7127) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000234706D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jan-30
Document File: 10 page(s) / 10K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

O. Kolkman: AUTHOR [+3]


In the two decades after publication of RFC 2026 [RFC2026], the IETF has evolved its review processes of Proposed Standard RFCs, and thus Section 4.1.1 of RFC 2026 no longer accurately describes IETF Proposed Standards.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        O. Kolkman Request for Comments: 7127                                    NLnet Labs BCP: 9                                                        S. Bradner Updates: 2026                                         Harvard University Category: Best Current Practice                                S. Turner ISSN: 2070-1721                                               IECA, Inc.                                                             January 2014

                  Characterization of Proposed Standards


   RFC 2026 describes the review performed by the Internet Engineering    Steering Group (IESG) on IETF Proposed Standard RFCs and    characterizes the maturity level of those documents.  This document    updates RFC 2026 by providing a current and more accurate    characterization of Proposed Standards.

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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Kolkman, et al.           Best Current Practice                 [Page 1]
 RFC 7127         Characterization of Proposed Standards     January 2014

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    2.  IETF Review of Proposed Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    3.  Characterization of Specifications  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3      3.1.  Characterization of IETF Proposed Standard Specifications   3      3.2.  Characterist...