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IETF – distribution of all the RFC numbers


Upmost RFC number:  8505
Obsoleted RFCs:  1195
Not-issued numbers:  195
Unclassified early RFCs:  717
First April RFCs:  57

Valid and classified RFCs:  6341
by WGs/IAB/IRTF/IESG:  4572
non-WG RFCs:  1769
Standard (S): 109
Draft Standard (dS): 77
Proposed Standard (pS): 2926
Best Current Practice (BCP): 235
Informational (Info): 2381
For Your Information (FYI): 36
Experimental (E): 405
Historic (H): 172

the evolution of RFC numbers

by WGs in ART area:
1095 RFCs
S:8  dS:15   pS:753   BCP:30   Info:237   FYI:3   E:34   H:15

by WGs in GEN area:
15 RFCs
BCP:5   Info:10

by WGs in INT area:
614 RFCs
S:10   dS:15   pS:383   BCP:15   Info:146   E:34   H:11

by WGs in OPS area:
548 RFCs
S:12   dS:4   pS:219   BCP:43   Info:244   E:15   H:11

by WGs in RTG area:
970 RFCs
S:6   dS:11   pS:600   BCP:16   Info:266   E:58   H:13

by WGs in SEC area:
454 RFCs
S:7   dS:1   pS:307   BCP:4   Info:96   E:24   H:15

by WGs in TSV area:
509 RFCs
S:3   dS:2   pS:246   BCP:27   Info:165   FYI:1   E:62   H:3

by WGs in old areas:
157 RFCs
S:2   dS:10   pS:65   BCP:1   Info:36   FYI:20   E:6   H:17

by the IAB:
116 RFCs
BCP:8   Info:107   H:1

by the IRTF:
83 RFCs
BCP:1   Info:49   E:31   H:2

by the IESG:
11 RFCs
S:1   BCP:3   Info:6   H:1

non-WG RFCs, gathered here in VGs:
1769 RFCs
S:60   dS:19   pS:353   BCP:82   Info:1019   FYI:12   E:141   H:83