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RFC2850

IAB Seeks Feedback on Independent Submissions Editor

As part of its oversight responsibility for the Independent Stream, the IAB is soliciting comments from the community on the performance of the Independent Submissions Editor, Adrian Farrel. The IAB is interested in comments on the last two years of operation of the Independent Stream and Adrian’s activities as ISE. Please send comments to iab-chair@ab.org. […]

Sally Floyd

The IAB notes with sadness the passing of former IAB member Sally Floyd.  Her work included critical insights into congestion control and network simulation that have guided both modern protocol design and common router implementations.  She was the author of key technical work on rate control, selective acknowledgment, unilateral address fixing, and multicast.  As a […]

IAB report to the community at IETF 105

Dear Colleagues, Here is the IAB report for the period between IETF 104 and IETF 105. If you have issues you want to discuss by email, feel free to send your comments to architecture-discuss@iab.org (our public discussion list) or iab@iab.org (to reach just the IAB). Questions at the open mic at IETF 105 are, of […]

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IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for ICANN NomCom

As previously announced, the IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). The candidates who have accepted their nominations are: Fouad Bajwa Hago Dafalla Peter Koch David Lawrence Pete Resnick The IAB solicits feedback on these candidates by 6 August 2019. Please send […]

Call for volunteers or nominations for the IETF Delegate to the ICANN 2020 Nominating Committee

The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). Ole Jacobsen has filled this role for the IETF community for the past two years and cannot seek another term due to term limits; the IAB thanks him for his service. The IAB would […]

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Revised Operating Instructions for e164.arpa (ENUM)

The RIPE NCC is the operator of the e164.arpa zone (ENUM) and maintains the associate registry in accordance with the instructions of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). As delegations are based on e164 country code allocations, any changes to the registry are coordinated with and approved by the respective holders of the E.164 country code […]

RFC 8546 on The Wire Image of a Network Protocol

The IAB has published RFC 8546: The Wire Image of a Network Protocol. Abstract: This document defines the wire image, an abstraction of the information available to an on-path non-participant in a networking protocol. This abstraction is intended to shed light on the implications that increased encryption has for network functions that use the wire […]

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