The IAB has published RFC 8153: Digital Preservation Considerations. Abstract: The RFC Editor is both the publisher and the archivist for the RFC Series. This document applies specifically to the archivist role of the RFC Editor. It provides guidance on when and how to preserve RFCs and describes the tools required to view or re-create […]
The IAB has published RFC 8073: Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS) Workshop Report. Abstract: This report documents the discussions and conclusions from the Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS) workshop that took place in Berlin, Germany on 18 June 2015. The purpose of this workshop was to improve mutual awareness, understanding, and […]
The IAB has published RFC 8128: IETF Appointment Procedures for the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee. Abstract: This memo outlines the process by which the IETF makes an appointment to the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC).
The IAB has published RFC 8090: Appointment Procedures for the IETF Representatives to the Community Coordination Group (CCG). Abstract: This document outlines the procedures by which the IETF makes appointments to the Community Coordination Group (CCG), which provides advice and guidance to the IETF Trust in matters related to the IANA trademarks and the IANA […]
The IAB has published the following RFC format-related RFCs: RFC 7990 on RFC Format Framework Abstract: In order to improve the readability of RFCs while supporting their archivability, the canonical format of the RFC Series will be transitioning from plain-text ASCII to XML using the xml2rfc version 3 vocabulary; different publication formats will be rendered […]
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 […]
The IAB has published RFC 7827: The Role of the IRTF Chair. Abstract: This document briefly describes the role of the Chair of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), discusses its duties, and outlines the skill set a candidate for the role should ideally have.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]