Proposals for a New IETF Standards Track

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (newtrk WG)
Authors David Black  , Brian Carpenter 
Last updated 2004-07-12
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Discussions in the IETF's "problem" working group reached consensus that the current IETF 3-stage standards track, as implemented, is not working. This draft proposes various alternative multi-step standards tracks for debate in the "newtrk" working group.


David Black (
Brian Carpenter (

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