[rfc-i] Capitalization of "working group"

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sun Apr 9 09:27:16 PDT 2017

On 8 Apr 2017, at 18:54, Loa Andersson wrote:

> Isn't there are difference between e.g. "...the MPLS Working Group..."
> and "...a working group in the IETF..."??

Maybe. (I say that in seriousness.) For some nouns, you capitalize them 
when used in a name but don't when they are descriptive; for other 
nouns, you do both. It's a judgement call, and I trust the RFC Editor to 
make that call and to get the editing team to enforce it.

--Paul Hoffman

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