Instructions to RFC Authors
This document provides information about the preparation of Requests for Comment (RFCs), documents submitted to the NASA Standards Process Group describing proposed standards or other technical notes. These instructions detail certain policies pertaining to the publication of RFCs, acceptable document style, required and optional content, and the packaging and file format requirements for all ESDS RFC submissions, from their initial submission until their final release as either an ESDS standard or a technical note.
RFCs may cover a broad range of topics related to Earth Science Data Systems standards and practices. RFCs may be submitted by anyone. All RFCs are available online and publicly accessible by the public.