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 +====== Proposed Content for Front and Back Matter ======
 +
 +The RFC format has important information for referencing the RFC in the frontmatter and backmatter.
 +
 +That information is:
 +
 +  * RFC number
 +  * RFC stream name
 +  * Month and year of publication
 +  * Document title
 +  * Document abstract
 +  * Document status
 +  * Copyright notice and terms
 +  * RFC series ISSN
 +  * Information for each author/​editor
 +    * Initials and family name
 +    * Full name
 +    * Email address
 +    * Optional postal address
 +    * Optional URL
 +    * Optional telephone number
 +
 +===== Current Presentation =====
 +
 +An example of the current format (with some collapsing) is:
 +
 +<​code>​
 +Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) ​                        R. Sparks
 +Request for Comments: 7017                                        Oracle
 +Category: Informational ​                                     August 2013
 +ISSN: 2070-1721
 +                IMAP Access to IETF Email List Archives
 +Abstract
 +   The IETF makes heavy use of email lists to conduct its work.  This ...
 +
 +Status of This Memo
 +   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification;​ it is
 +   ​published for informational purposes.
 +   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force ...
 +   ​Information about the current status of this document, any errata,
 +   and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at
 +   ​http://​www.rfc-editor.org/​info/​rfc7017.
 +
 +Copyright Notice
 +   ​Copyright (c) 2013 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the
 +   ​document authors. ​ All rights reserved.
 +   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust'​s Legal ...
 +
 +. . . . .  Body of the document . . . . . 
 +
 +Author'​s Address
 +   ​Robert Sparks
 +   ​Oracle
 +   17210 Campbell Road
 +   Suite 250
 +   ​Dallas,​ Texas  75254-4203
 +   USA
 +
 +   ​EMail:​ rjsparks@nostrum.com
 +</​code>​
 +
 +===== Proposed Presentation =====
 +
 +<​code>​
 +                            RFC 7017
 +                IMAP Access to IETF Email List Archives
 +                          Robert Sparks
 +Abstract
 +   *** Same as current ***
 +Status of this Document
 +   This is an Informational RFC from the Internet Engineering Task Force stream.
 +   *** Same as current ***
 +Citation for this Document
 +   RFC 7017, Sparks, R., "IMAP Access to IETF Email List Archives",​ August 2013.
 +   The ISSN for the RFC Series is 2070-1721.
 +Copyright Notice
 +   *** Same as current ***
 +
 +. . . . .  Body of the document . . . . . 
 +
 +Author'​s Address
 +   ​Robert Sparks
 +   ​rjsparks@nostrum.com
 +   ​Oracle
 +   17210 Campbell Road
 +   Suite 250
 +   ​Dallas,​ Texas  75254-4203
 +   USA
 +</​code>​
  
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