Request for Comments: 6393
Moving RFC 4693 to Historic
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2. Moving RFC 4693 to Historic Status
RFC 4693 [RFC4693] established the IETF Operational Notes (IONs) series of documents on the experimental basis [RFC3933]. This series was intended to discuss the set of procedures that the IETF follows, but for which the RFC publication process is an inappropriate documentation vehicle.
Per RFC 3933 [RFC3933], in March 2008, the IESG decided to terminate the IONs process experiment [IESG-IONS]. This document moves RFC 4693 to Historic status, per [HISTORIC], to reflect experiment closure. Please contact the IESG at <email@example.com> for further details, including motivation for the termination and further destiny of IONs.
3. Security Considerations
This document is of administrative nature only; therefore, there are no security issues related to it.
Various discussions of, valuable comments on, and criticism of previous versions of this document were provided by (in alphabetical order) Harald Alvestrand, Brian Carpenter, Russ Housley, John Klensin, Barry Leiba, and Subramanian Moonesamy. Harald Alvestrand is also acknowledged for his work on RFC 4693.
5.1. Normative References
5.2. Informative References
[IESG-IONS] Housley, R., "IETF Operational Notes", April 2008, <http://www.ietf.org/old/2009/u/iesgcontent/ions.html>. [HISTORIC] The IESG, "IESG Statement on Designating RFCs as Historic", IESG Statement, June 2011, <http://www.ietf.org/iesg/statement/designating-rfcs-as- historic.html>. [RFC3933] Klensin, J. and S. Dawkins, "A Model for IETF Process Experiments", BCP 93, RFC 3933, November 2004.
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