Revised Guidelines to Authors of Internet-Drafts

IESG Secretary <iesg-secretary@ietf.org> Wed, 03 February 2010 17:31 UTC

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An updated version of the Guidelines to Authors of Internet-Drafts is now
available and has been posted on the IETF website:

  http://www.ietf.org/id-info/guidelines.html  OR
  http://www.ietf.org/id-info/1id-guidelines.txt

Summary of changes in this version:

o Update the references to reflect the current BCPs. Remove the
  reference to rfc2333bis, which is no longer an active work item.
  Add a references for the I-D Submission Tool and the Data Tracker.

o Rewrite of Section 3.

o Structure the choices in Section 4 to match the current BCPs.

o Provide two boilerplate options in Section 5, as approved by the
  IESG on 7 January 2010.

o Remove the discussion of grace period from Section 7. With the
  I-D Submission Tool, there is no longer a need for one.

o Include URLs that are not redirected.

o Significant editorial changes.