Responsible Use of the Network (run) Charter

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Description of Working Group

Reflecting the needs of the Internet community, the IETF sees a need to create an etiquette ("netiquette" in network parlance) guide for Internet users. The working group will develop an FYI RFC on responsible use of the Internet and its tools.

Update: The working group will investigate extensions of FYI 28, RFC 1855, and produce an updated FYI RFC.

Goals and Milestones

Create bibliography of available literature.
Internet-Draft of netiquette guide.
Submit netiquette guide to be published as FYI RFC.
Dec 96
Review/Discuss updates/extensions to FYI 28, RFC 1855 Appoint Document editor.
Mar 97
Submit Internet-Draft of updated document.
Aug 97
Submit new document to IESG for publication as an FYI RFC.

No Current Internet-Drafts

Request for Comments