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FW: BCP 25, RFC 2418 on Working Group Guidelines

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 1998 13:45:09 -0700
To: WEBDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001801bde669$e39fd7e0$d115c380@galileo.ics.uci.edu>
FYI -- I occasionally get asked questions on how IETF working groups
operate, and the roles of various positions within the working group.  This
document, along with RFC 2026, provides normative descriptions.

- Jim

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Subject: BCP 25, RFC 2418 on Working Group Guidelines



A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.


        BCP 25:
        RFC 2418:

        Title:	    IETF Working Group Guidelines and Procedures
	Author(s):  S. Bradner
	Status:     Best Current Practice
	Date:       September 1998
        Mailbox:    sob@harvard.edu
	Pages:      26
        Characters: 62857
        Obsoletes:  1603


        URL:        ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2418.txt


The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has responsibility for
developing and reviewing specifications intended as Internet
Standards. IETF activities are organized into working groups (WGs).
This document describes the guidelines and procedures for formation
and operation of IETF working groups. It also describes the formal
relationship between IETF participants WG and the Internet Engineering
Steering Group (IESG) and the basic duties of IETF participants,
including WG Chairs, WG participants, and IETF Area Directors.

This document is a product of the Process for Organization of Internet
Standards ONgoing Working Group of the IETF.

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Joyce K. Reynolds and Alegre Ramos
USC/Information Sciences Institute
Received on Tuesday, 22 September 1998 17:12:58 GMT

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