RFC Style Guide

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Heather Flanagan  , Sandy Ginoza 
Last updated 2014-02-05 (latest revision 2014-01-16)
Replaced by RFC 7322
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This document is a summary of the style conventions and editorial policies that apply to the the RFC Series. It captures the RFC Editor's fundamental requirements and offers guidance regarding the style and structure of an RFC. Guidance provided by this document will not be applied until published as an RFC. Please send your comments about the contents of this document to <rfc-interest@rfc- editor.org>.


Heather Flanagan (rse@rfc-editor.org)
Sandy Ginoza (sginoza@amsl.com)

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