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 […]
The IAB has published BCP 40, RFC 7720: DNS Root Name Service Protocol and Deployment Requirements. Abstract: The DNS root name service is a critical part of the Internet architecture. The protocol and deployment requirements for the DNS root name service are defined in this document. Operational requirements are out of scope.
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.
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 […]