Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF' to Full Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Augmented BNF for Syntax Specifications: ABNF ' <draft-crocker-rfc4234bis-02.txt> as a Full Standard This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Lisa Dusseault. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-crocker-rfc4234bis-02.txt
Technical Summary This is ABNF. We use it in our RFCs. The implementation report is here: http://ietf.org/IESG/Implementations/RFC4234_implem.txt Working Group Summary This was not done in a WG although it was reviewed by several individuals: Bill Fenner, Frank Ellerman, Julian Reschke, Steven Legg, Alexey Melnikov. Protocol Quality Lisa Dusseault reviewed this for the IESG.