RFC 3774 on IETF Problem Statement

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        RFC 3774

        Title:      IETF Problem Statement
        Author(s):  E. Davies, Ed.
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       May 2004
        Mailbox:    elwynd at nortelnetworks.com
        Pages:      22
        Characters: 55172
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-problem-issue-statement-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3774.txt

This memo summarizes perceived problems in the structure, function,
and processes of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).  We are
attempting to identify these problems, so that they can be addressed
and corrected by the IETF community.

The problems have been digested and categorized from an extensive
discussion which took place on the \'problem-statement' mailing list
from November 2002 to September 2003.  The problem list has been
further analyzed in an attempt to determine the root causes at
the heart of the perceived problems: The result will be used to guide
the next stage of the process in the Problem Statement working group
which is to recommend the structures and processes that will carry
out the corrections.

This document is a product of the Problem Statement Working Group of
the IETF.

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not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this
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