The IAB has selected Eliot Lear to serve as chair of the RFC Editor Future Development Program. The IAB thanks all of the candidates who were willing to serve. This was a difficult decision with many strong candidates. Like an IETF working group, this program will have completely open participation. The program will use the […]
The IAB has selected Mirja Kühlewind as the new IAB Chair. The IAB would like to thank Ted Hardie for his service in the role over the past three years.
Dear Colleagues, Here is the IAB report for the period between IETF 106 and IETF 107. If you have issues you want to discuss by email, feel free to send your comments to the IAB as whole at firstname.lastname@example.org; more detail on many of the topics is also available at https://www.iab.org.
The IAB has published RFC 8752: Report from the IAB Workshop on Exploring Synergy between Content Aggregation and the Publisher Ecosystem (ESCAPE). Abstract: The Exploring Synergy between Content Aggregation and the Publisher Ecosystem (ESCAPE) Workshop was convened by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) in July 2019. This report summarizes its significant points of discussion and […]
On 2020-03-04, the IAB approved a new conflict of interest policy for the Internet Architecture Board.
The IAB has published RFC 8730: Independent Submission Editor Model. Abstract: This document describes the function and responsibilities of the RFC Independent Submission Editor (ISE). The Independent Submission stream is one of the stream producers that create draft RFCs, with the ISE as its stream approver. The ISE is overall responsible for activities within the […]
The IAB has published RFC 8729: The RFC Series and RFC Editor. Abstract: This document describes the framework for an RFC Series and an RFC Editor function that incorporate the principles of organized community involvement and accountability that has become necessary as the Internet technical community has grown, thereby enabling the RFC Series to continue […]
The IAB has published RFC 8728: RFC Editor Model (Version 2). Abstract: The RFC Editor model described in this document divides the responsibilities for the RFC Series into three functions: the RFC Series Editor, the RFC Production Center, and the RFC Publisher. Internet Architecture Board (IAB) oversight via the RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC) is […]
The IAB has published RFC 8722: Defining the Role and Function of IETF Protocol Parameter Registry Operators. Abstract: Many Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) protocols make use of commonly defined values that are passed in messages or packets. To ensure consistent interpretation of these values between independent implementations, there is a need to ensure that […]
The IAB has published RFC 8720: Principles for Operation of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Registries. Abstract: This document provides principles for the operation of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) registries.