Internet DRAFT - draft-ietf-poised95-std-proc-3


        BCP 9:
        RFC 2026:

        Title:      The Internet Standards Process -- Revision 3
        Author:     S. Bradner
        Date:       October 1996
        Pages:      36
        Characters: 86,731
        Updates/Obsoletes:  1602


This memo documents the process used by the Internet community for the
standardization of protocols and procedures.  It defines the stages in
the standardization process, the requirements for moving a document
between stages and the types of documents used during this process.
It also addresses the intellectual property rights and copyright
issues associated with the standards process. This RFC is a product of
the Process for the Organization of Internet Standards '95 (Poised95)
Working Group of the IETF.

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Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
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