RFC Style Guide, September 2014
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- File formats:
- RFC 2223
- Updated by:
- RFC 7997
- H. Flanagan
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This document describes the fundamental and unique style conventions and editorial policies currently in use for the RFC Series. It captures the RFC Editor's basic requirements and offers guidance regarding the style and structure of an RFC. Additional guidance is captured on a website that reflects the experimental nature of that guidance and prepares it for future inclusion in the RFC Style Guide. This document obsoletes RFC 2223, "Instructions to RFC Authors".
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.