Document Shepherding from Working Group Last Call to Publication
RFC 4858

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>
Subject: Document Action: 'Document Shepherding from Working 
         Group Last Call to Publication' to Informational RFC 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Document Shepherding from Working Group Last Call to Publication '
   <draft-ietf-proto-wgchair-doc-shepherding-10.txt> as an Informational RFC

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Brian Carpenter.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Technical Summary
This document describes a set of procedures under which a working group
chair or secretary serves as the primary Document Shepherd for a document
that has been submitted to the IESG for publication.  Before this, the
shepherding role has traditionally been filled by the Area Director 
responsible for the working group.
Working Group Summary
This document was developed by the PROTO team.
Protocol Quality
Reviewed by Brian Carpenter for the IESG. The procedures
described have been in use for a year or two and have been
updated according to experience.

Note to RFC Editor

Please change running title in page headers:

 Document Shepherding to IESG Approval
 Document Shepherding to Publication

Before the last sentence of Section 1, please insert:

Section 4 covers IANA actions and Section 5 discusses
shepherding after IESG approval.