The IAB is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Heather Flanagan to the position of RFC Series Editor. The RSOC’s recommendation of Heather noted her experience, education, skill, and the energy she brings to her position; the full IAB is happy to concur. This appointment is for two years, with options for a further two […]
The IAB has published RFC 8240: Report from the Internet of Things Software Update (IoTSU) Workshop 2016. Abstract: This document provides a summary of the Internet of Things Software Update (IoTSU) Workshop that took place at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland on the 13th and 14th of June, 2016. The main goal of the workshop was […]
The IAB has published RFC 8170: Planning for Protocol Adoption and Subsequent Transitions. Abstract: Over the many years since the introduction of the Internet Protocol, we have seen a number of transitions throughout the protocol stack, such as deploying a new protocol, or updating or replacing an existing protocol. Many protocols and technologies were not […]
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.