RFC Streams, Headers, and Boilerplates, May 2016
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- RFC 5741
- J. Halpern, Ed.
L. Daigle, Ed.
O. Kolkman, Ed.
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RFC documents contain a number of fixed elements such as the title page header, standard boilerplates, and copyright/IPR statements. This document describes them and introduces some updates to reflect current usage and requirements of RFC publication. In particular, this updated structure is intended to communicate clearly the source of RFC creation and review. This document obsoletes RFC 5741, moving detailed content to an IAB web page and preparing for more flexible output formats.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.