[rfc-i] Current guidelines to authors
Brian E Carpenter
brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 13:39:48 PDT 2017
On 01/10/2017 06:04, Tim Bray wrote:
> I was contacted by someone asking “Might an RFC on X be useful?” I thought
> it might, so I suggested he start by preparing an I-D. He's not done IETF
> before, so I googled "How to write an internet draft" - see
> http://bit.ly/2fFDP4i - and the results were disappointing, not obvious
> what I should send him by way of advice.
> Is there a good recent state-of-the-art document we'd want to direct
> someone to? If so, maybe I and others can throw it a few links and get it
> some googlejuice. If not, someone should write one.
This is not a direct answer to your question, but this page
should help such a person on their way:
Also the BOF guidelines are relevant, I think:
So I don't think there is a single place that answers your question.
If you think there should be, I suggest volunteering to write text
for the IETF EDU directorate to chew on: https://www.ietf.org/edu/
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