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RFC 3977, "Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)", October 2006

Source of RFC: nntpext (app)

Errata ID: 2721
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Julien Élie
Date Reported: 2011-02-15
Held for Document Update by: Peter Saint-Andre

Section 14 says:

Section 14.1 (Normative References):

[RFC977]      Kantor, B. and P. Lapsley, "Network News Transfer
              Protocol", RFC 977, February 1986.

It should say:

Section 14.2 (Informative References):

[RFC977]      Kantor, B. and P. Lapsley, "Network News Transfer
              Protocol", RFC 977, February 1986.

Notes:

This Reference should be moved to the Informative References (Section 14.2) because:

* RFC 3977 is published as Proposed Standard, and it has formally obsoleted RFC 977, thus removing it from the Standards track.
* Normative References in a Standards Track RFC must be at a comparable (or higher) level on the IETF Standards Track (or at similar position in other Standards Bodies' scheme).
* All uses of the Ref. tag [RFC977] are non-normative in nature.

First reported by Alfred Hönes.

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