Description of “Source of an RFC”
|How Source is displayed||Meaning||Examples|
|WG acronym (Area acronym)||The RFC is from the IETF Stream and from a working group.|
|IETF – NON WORKING GROUP (optional: Area Assignment)*||The RFC is from the IETF stream and is not from a working group.|
|IAB||The RFC is from the IAB Stream.|
|INDEPENDENT||The RFC is from the Independent Stream.|
|IRTF||The RFC is from the IRTF Stream.|
|Editorial||The RFC is from the Editorial Stream.|
|Legacy (optional: Area Assignment)*||The RFC was published before a formal source (e.g., working group or stream) existed or was recorded.|
*Note: an Area Assignment is listed if a specific area has been assigned to review the errata of an RFC. In Summary Table view, it is displayed in parentheses; in Full Record view, it is displayed following “Area Assignment:”.
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