Wearing my co-author of the Tao of the IETF hat...
At 11:53 PM +0100 9/10/07, <michael(_dot_)dillon(_at_)bt(_dot_)com> wrote:
Let me give you a short lesson from IETF 101.
Erm, no such document exists.
If the name of a draft contains ietf as the second component, or the
name of an IETF WG or the name of one of the IETF bodies (iab, irtf,
etc...) then it is a formal activity of the IETF.
Otherwise it is not.
False. To be specific: true almost all the time, but not always.
(And, yes, we muffed that in the Tao.) A draft with an indivual's
name can be a WG document.
Further, a document that has the consensus of the IETF becomes a
formal activity of the IETF standards process, even if it is an
--Paul Hoffman, Director
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