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BCP 25 contains the following RFCs:
NumberFilesTitleAuthorsDateMore InfoStatus
RFC 2418, BCP 25    IETF Working Group Guidelines and Procedures S. BradnerSeptember 1998Obsoletes RFC 1603, Updated by RFC 3934, RFC 7475, RFC 7776, RFC 8717, ErrataBest Current Practice
RFC 3934, BCP 25     Updates to RFC 2418 Regarding the Management of IETF Mailing Lists M. WassermanOctober 2004Updates RFC 2418Best Current Practice
RFC 7776, BCP 25    IETF Anti-Harassment ProceduresP. Resnick, A. FarrelMarch 2016Updates RFC 2418, Updated by RFC 8716Best Current Practice
RFC 8716, BCP 25    Update to the IETF Anti-Harassment Procedures for the Replacement of the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) with the IETF Administration LLCP. Resnick, A. FarrelFebruary 2020Updates RFC 7776Best Current Practice

Abstract of RFC 2418

This document describes the guidelines and procedures for formation and operation of IETF working groups. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.

Abstract of RFC 3934

This document is an update to RFC 2418 that gives WG chairs explicit responsibility for managing WG mailing lists. In particular, it gives WG chairs the authority to temporarily suspend the mailing list posting privileges of disruptive individuals. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.

Abstract of RFC 7776

IETF Participants must not engage in harassment while at IETF meetings, virtual meetings, or social events or while participating in mailing lists. This document lays out procedures for managing and enforcing this policy.

This document updates RFC 2418 by defining new working group guidelines and procedures. This document updates RFC 7437 by allowing the Ombudsteam to form a recall petition without further signatories.

Abstract of RFC 8716

The IETF Anti-Harassment Procedures are described in RFC 7776.

The IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) has been replaced by the IETF Administration LLC, and the IETF Administrative Director has been replaced by the IETF LLC Executive Director. This document updates RFC 7776 to amend these terms.

RFC 7776 contained updates to RFC 7437. RFC 8713 has incorporated those updates, so this document also updates RFC 7776 to remove those updates.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.