Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

Call for nominations: IRTF Chair

As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is responsible for selecting the IRTF Chair. The IRTF focuses on longer-term research issues related to the Internet, organizing its work into topical Research Groups (RGs). The IRTF Chair is selected by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). It is a […]

RFC 7754 on Technical Considerations for Internet Service Blocking and Filtering

The IAB has published RFC 7754: Technical Considerations for Internet Service Blocking and Filtering. Abstract: The Internet is structured to be an open communications medium. This openness is one of the key underpinnings of Internet innovation, but it can also allow communications that may be viewed as undesirable by certain parties. Thus, as the Internet […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC)

The IAB announced a call for nominations to fill an open position on the RSOC on 28 January 2016. For details on the position and further links, please see the previous message here: https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/ietf-announce/VJHfetDXM2oZg-2nRA_8qtWLVXA The call completed, and 4 people accepted nominations. As specified in the announcement, the IAB is now providing that list to […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for the IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

The IAB is responsible for selecting an individual to a serve 3-year  term on the ISOC Board of Trustees.  The procedure is described in  RFC3677. The candidates who accepted their nominations are: Harald Alvestrand Richard Barnes Hago Dafalla Russ Housley Warren Kumari Jordi Palet Martinez Samuel Weiler We solicit feedback on these candidates by Friday, […]

RFC 7749 on The “xml2rfc” Version 2 Vocabulary

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 […]