[rfc-dist] RFC 5537 on Netnews Architecture and Protocols

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        RFC 5537

        Title:      Netnews Architecture and Protocols 
        Author:     R. Allbery, Ed.,
                    C. Lindsey
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       November 2009
        Mailbox:    rra at stanford.edu, 
                    chl at clerew.man.ac.uk
        Pages:      48
        Characters: 120366
        Obsoletes:  RFC1036

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-usefor-usepro-14.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5537.txt

This document defines the architecture of Netnews systems and
specifies the correct manipulation and interpretation of Netnews
articles by software that originates, distributes, stores, and
displays them.  It also specifies the requirements that must be met
by any protocol used to transport and serve Netnews articles.

This document is a product of the Usenet Article Standard Update Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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