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Title: IETF Working Group Guidelines and Procedures
Author(s): S. Bradner
Status: Best Current Practice
Date: September 1998
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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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