Guidance on Area Director Sponsoring of Documents

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (iesg)
Authors Jari Arkko  , Brian Carpenter 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2007-03-07)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
Expired & archived
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Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd No shepherd assigned
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
Action Holders
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date
Responsible AD Brian Carpenter
IESG note Final decision on 2007-03-08 to make this an ION.
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This note discusses the process related to "individual submissions", publication of RFCs by finding a sponsoring Area Director to take it through IETF and Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) review. This note covers both the the processing in the IESG as well as guidance on when such sponsoring is appropriate.


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Brian Carpenter (

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