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Previous versions of the Tao of the IETF

This page provides pointers to the archives of revisions for the Tao of the IETF.

As specified in RFC 6722, below are links to significant revisions of the Tao of the IETF, which describes the inner workings of IETF meetings and Working Groups, discusses organizations related to the IETF, and introduces the standards process. It is not a formal IETF process document but instead an informational overview. 

Suggestions for changes to the Tao are discussed on the mailing list.


  • [1]RFC 6722

    Publishing the "Tao of the IETF" as a Web Page

    This document describes how the "Tao of the IETF", which has been published as a series of RFCs in the past, is instead being published as a web page. It also contains the procedure for publishing and editing that web page. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is pub…