Working Group chair resources

This page provides quick links to the set of tools and resources for IETF Working Group chairs.

Bibliography

  • [1] RFC 7282
    On Consensus and Humming in the IETF

    The IETF has had a long tradition of doing its technical work through a consensus process, taking into account the different views among IETF participants and coming to (at least rough) consensus on technical matters. In particular, the IETF is supposed not to be run by a "majority rule" philosop...

    Pete Resnick

  • [2] RFC 2026
    The Internet Standards Process -- Revision 3

    This memo documents the process used by the Internet community for the standardization of protocols and procedures. It defines the stages in the standardization process, the requirements for moving a document between stages and the types of documents used during this process. This document spec...

  • [3] RFC 2418
    IETF Working Group Guidelines and Procedures

    This document describes the guidelines and procedures for formation and operation of IETF working groups. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.

  • [4] RFC 4181
    Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers of MIB Documents

    This memo provides guidelines for authors and reviewers of IETF standards-track specifications containing MIB modules. Applicable portions may be used as a basis for reviews of other MIB documents. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and reques...

    Mike Heard