“Request for Comment”, a document describing a certain Internet standard, usually followed by a number, like RFC 1026 for example. The request for comment method usually applies to posts that desire the input of the newsgroup topic group to respond to an action that may or may not imply or change the guidelines of a particular group. Additionally, an RFC for specialty groups can reference a particular subject or product that the community of that newsgroup is interested or involved in. It is both the responsibility of the poster and the moderator to ensure that the RFC is in fact on topic and pertinent to the group in which it has been posted to.
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