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BCP 9

RFC 2026

"The Internet Standards Process -- Revision 3", October 1996

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2026.txt
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Obsoletes:
RFC 1602, RFC 1871
Updated by:
RFC 3667, RFC 3668, RFC 3932, RFC 3979, RFC 3978, RFC 5378, RFC 5657, RFC 5742, RFC 6410, RFC 7100, RFC 7127
Author:
S. Bradner
Stream:
IETF
Source:
poised95 (gen)

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Abstract

This memo documents the process used by the Internet community for the standardization of protocols and procedures. It defines the stages in the standardization process, the requirements for moving a document between stages and the types of documents used during this process. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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