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Allison Mankin to be next IRTF Chair

After having served as IRTF chair since 2011, Lars Eggert will step down as Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) chair during IETF 98 in March 2017. The IAB has appointed Allison Mankin as his successor, and in the months to come Allison will be working with Lars in transitioning responsibilities. Allison Mankin is an Internet […]

IAB approves RFC format-related drafts for publication

On 3 August 2016, the IAB approved the drafts [1] documenting the requirements for the new RFC format for publication. The RFC Format project goals include: Supporting XML as the unchanging, underlying format Creating TXT, PDF/A-3, and HTML as the outputs Allowing SVG line art (black and white) as per a limited SVG profile Allowing […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC)

The IAB recently requested nominations for the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). For details on the position, please see: https://www.iab.org/2016/05/25/volunteer-needed-for-icann-root-zone-evolution-review-committee-rzerc/ We have a number of candidates, and the IAB is now soliciting comments from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Marc Blanchet Warren Kumari Kaveh Ranjbar […]

IAB Comments to United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration Request for Comments, “The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things”

On 27 May 2016, the IAB responded to the United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration Request for Comments, “The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.” Internet Architecture Board Comments to United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration Request for Comments, “The Benefits, Challenges, […]

RFC 7841 on RFC Streams, Headers, and Boilerplates

The IAB has published RFC 7841: RFC Streams, Headers, and Boilerplates. Abstract: RFC documents contain a number of fixed elements such as the title page header, standard boilerplates, and copyright/IPR statements. This document describes them and introduces some updates to reflect current usage and requirements of RFC publication.  In particular, this updated structure is intended […]