John Klensin wrote (on the IETF discussion list):
This is, IMO, part of the "standing procedural document"
There's your TLA: SPD (which might or might not be popular
Speaking of TLAs, the WG might want to reconsider ISD which
looks quite a bit like ISO, especially in some fonts at
There is a placeholder proposal in front of NEWTRK, paralleling
the "ISD" proposal, that would actually create a document series
for these things, separate from BCPs and probably from RFCs.
It isn't obviously a NEWTRK work item, but was prepared to
export a loose end from the ISD draft. Unless the idea crashes
and burns in informal discussions next week, I expect that the
NEWTRK Chair and the relevant AD will, sometime thereafter, make
a decision about whether and how it should be developed and
I'd encourage you (and others concerned about this) to have a
look at the document and comment as appropriate to the NEWTRK
list. The current draft is draft-ietf-newtrk-sd-00.txt.
The draft looks OK in principle; a few nits:
In section 1, 2nd paragraph, "have traditionally be" should
be "traditionally have been".
The answer to the note in section 2 is above. Or we could
revive Harald's suggestions for "Recommended Internet
Practices" or "Directives for Oversight and Administration".
I suspect you want a different TLA in the heading of section 4.
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