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RFCs 7990-7998, RFC format-related RFCs Published

The IAB has published the following RFC format-related RFCs: RFC 7990 on RFC Format Framework Abstract: In order to improve the readability of RFCs while supporting their archivability, the canonical format of the RFC Series will be transitioning from plain-text ASCII to XML using the xml2rfc version 3 vocabulary; different publication formats will be rendered […]

Kaveh Ranjbar appointed to the IAOC

The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Kaveh Ranjbar for a two-year term on the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC), starting in March 2017. The IAB is responsible for selecting one IAOC member. The selection was made in accordance with BCP 101 and BCP 113. A call for nominations was issued on 5 […]

IAB comment on “Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and Display of RDDS (Whois) Output for All gTLDs”

On 7 December 2016, the IAB responded to the ICANN call for public comments on the Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and Display of RDDS (Whois) Output for All gTLDs. Full text: IAB comment on “Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and […]

IAB Statement on IPv6

The Internet Architecture Board (IAB), following discussions in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), advises its partner Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and organizations that the pool of unassigned IPv4 addresses has been exhausted, and as a result we are seeing an increase in both dual-stack (that is, both IPv4 and IPv6) and IPv6-only deployments, a […]

The IAB is Seeking Feedback on the Independent Stream Editor (ISE)

As part of its oversight responsibility for the Independent Stream, the IAB is soliciting comments from the community on the performance of the Independent Stream Editor, Nevil Brownlee.  We are interested in comments on what has gone well or badly in the last several years of operation of the Independent Stream and Nevil’s activities as […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Appointment to ICANN Technical Liaison Group

The IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The TLG is tasked with connecting the ICANN Board with appropriate sources of technical advice on specific matters pertinent to ICANN’s activities. Warren Kumari and Paul Wouters are the current experts. Paul’s current term ends in early 2017; he has indicated that […]