[rfc-i] RFC means RFC, not Request For Comment

Fred Baker fred at cisco.com
Tue Oct 25 15:54:38 PDT 2011


On Oct 25, 2011, at 12:34 PM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:

> IMHO it will be a sad day when the IETF is not prepared to welcome
> comments on any of its documents, including Internet Standards.
> I think the acronym still has the full meaning that Steve Crocker
> intended on 7 April 1969.

I agree. That said, when I first came to the IETF, I recall people quipping about "Requirements for Compliance".


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