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RFC 8090 on Appointment Procedures for the IETF Representatives to the Community Coordination Group (CCG)

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 […]

RFCs 7990-7998, RFC format-related RFCs Published

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 […]

RFC 7841 on RFC Streams, Headers, and Boilerplates

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 […]

RFC 7827 on The Role of the IRTF Chair

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.

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 […]

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 […]

RFC 7687 on Report from the Strengthening the Internet (STRINT) Workshop

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 […]

RFC 7669 on Assigning Digital Object Identifiers to RFCs

The IAB has published RFC 7669: Assigning Digital Object Identifiers to RFCs. Abstract: This document describes the way that Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are assigned to past and future RFCs.  The DOI is a widely used system that assigns unique identifiers to digital documents that can be queried and managed in a consistent fashion.

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RFC 7663 on Report from the IAB Workshop on Stack Evolution in a Middlebox Internet (SEMI)

The IAB has published RFC 7663: Report from the IAB Workshop on Stack Evolution in a Middlebox Internet (SEMI). Abstract: The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) through its IP Stack Evolution program, the Internet Society, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich hosted the Stack Evolution in a Middlebox Internet (SEMI) workshop in Zurich […]

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