[rfc-i] Capitalization of "working group"

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Fri Apr 7 08:46:14 PDT 2017


 From RFC 7322:

. . .
    Where the RFC Editor may suggest
    changes in wording for clarity and readability, it is up to the
    author, working group, or stream-approving body to determine whether
    the changes have an impact on the technical meaning of the document
    [RFC4844].
. . .
       It is a list of abbreviations appearing in RFCs and
       sometimes reflects discussions with authors, Working Group 
Chairs,
       and/or Area Directors (ADs).

 From https://www.rfc-editor.org/materials/abbrev.expansion.txt:

WG        *- Working Group

 From the directory of all RFCs:

# grep "working group" rfc7???.txt | wc -l
      587
# grep "Working Group" rfc7???.txt | wc -l
      379

I prefer "Working Group" to "working group". Regardless, we should 
probably pick one.

--Paul Hoffman


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