The IAB has published RFC 7749: The “xml2rfc” Version 2 Vocabulary. Abstract: This document defines the “xml2rfc” version 2 vocabulary: an XML-based language used for writing RFCs and Internet-Drafts. Version 2 represents the state of the vocabulary (as implemented by several tools and as used by the RFC Editor) around 2014. This document obsoletes RFC […]
As specified in “RFC Editor Model (Version 2)” (RFC 6635), the IAB is responsible for appointing the members of the RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC). Alexey Melnikov is planning to step down from his role on the RSOC when he is seated on the IESG in April 2016. The IAB thanks him for his service. […]
The IAB has re-appointed Warren Kumari to serve a two-year term on the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The IAB thanks Warren for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity. The IAB thanks all of the candidates. This was a difficult decision with two strong candidates.
On 25 January 2016, the NomCom announced the selection of the IAB slate whose terms will start at IETF 95 in April 2016: Brian Trammell (incumbent) Erik Nordmark (incumbent) Joe Hildebrand (incumbent) Lee Howard Martin Thomson Ted Hardie (incumbent) The IAB thanks outgoing members Mary Barnes and Marc Blanchet for their years of service to […]
On 13 January 2016, the IAB responded to ICANN’s public comment proceeding on Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Operational Profile for gTLD Registries and Registrars. The text of those comments can be found at https://www.iab.org/?p=8822.
The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Linda Dunbar Warren Kumari Please send your remarks in confidence about any or all candidates to email@example.com and […]
On 16 December 2015, the IAB posted a response to the ICANN CCWG-Accountability survey for the third draft report. The full response may be viewed here: https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2015-2/iab-comments-on-the-ccwg-accountability-3d-draft-report/
The IAB has published RFC 7687: Report from the Strengthening the Internet (STRINT) Workshop. Abstract: The Strengthening the Internet (STRINT) workshop assembled one hundred participants in London for two days in early 2014 to discuss how the technical community, and in particular the IETF and the W3C, should react to Pervasive Monitoring and more generally […]
The IAB has published BCP 40, RFC 7720: DNS Root Name Service Protocol and Deployment Requirements. Abstract: The DNS root name service is a critical part of the Internet architecture. The protocol and deployment requirements for the DNS root name service are defined in this document. Operational requirements are out of scope.
Today, the IAB announced plans for the IoT Semantic Interoperability Workshop to be held in San Jose, California, on March 17-18, 2016. For more information, please see the workshop page: https://www.iab.org/activities/workshops/iotsi/