This document reproduces the rules for classifying documents as Informational and Experimental from RFC 2026, and amplifies those rules with guidelines relevant to ongoing IESG evaluations. It is not intended to change any of the underlying principles.
The IESG reviews and approves working group documents and candidates for the IETF standards track, and reviews other candidates for publication in the RFC series
This page lists the appeals submitted to the IESG as part of the IETF standards process and any replies by the IESG.
This document describes the IESG ballot procedures. Three cases are described. For the vast majority of documents, the Normal IESG Ballot Procedure is used, and neither of the other procedures comes into play.
This informal guide to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards process aims to assist IETF participants by providing an introduction to the variety of documents that describe it, as well as related groups and processes.
Any IETF participant can propose new work, but in order for new work to be chartered, some preparation is necessary.