Creating an IETF Working Group Draft

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Sun, 02 December 2012 18:47 UTC

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On 11/28/2012 8:00 AM, Adrian Farrel wrote:
> I led the discussion in the WG Chairs lunch at IETF 78 on this topic.
> Slides at http://wiki.tools.ietf.org/group/edu/wiki/IETF78#


Folks,

There is now an Internet Draft, based on Adrian's's slides, intended to 
document common practice in the adoption of working group drafts:

> Title:   Creating an IETF Working Group Draft
> Status:  http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-crocker-id-adoption
>
> Abstract:
>    The productive output of IETF working groups is documents, as
>    mandated by the working group's charter.  Working groups develop
>    these documents based on initial input of varying levels of maturity.
>    An initial working group draft might be a document already in wide
>    use, or it might be a blank sheet, wholly created by the workiing
>    group, or it might represent any level of maturity in between.  This
>    document discusses the process of creating formal working group
>    drafts that are targeted for publication.



Although it is not intended for a standards-track or bcp publication, it 
would be helpful to have discussion that moves the document to represent 
good agreement among the community.

d/

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  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking
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