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IAB Minutes 2011-11-15

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Minutes of the 2011-11-15 IAB Meeting

Taipei, Taiwan

1. Attendance


  • Bernard Aboba (IAB Chair)
  • Ross Callon
  • Alissa Cooper
  • Spencer Dawkins
  • Lars Eggert (IRTF Chair)
  • Mat Ford (ISOC Liaison)
  • Joel Halpern
  • David Kessens
  • Olaf Kolkman
  • Danny McPherson
  • Cindy Morgan (IAB Executive Assistant)
  • Jon Peterson
  • Andrei Robachevsky
  • Dave Thaler
  • Hannes Tschofenig


  • Russ Housley (IETF Chair)
  • Dow Street (IAB Executive Director)
  • Sean Turner (IESG Liaison)


  • Lynn St. Amour (ISOC)

2. IANA Evolution Program, Olaf Kolkman

Olaf reported that the IANA RFP was posted on 10 November 2011 (see  The board discussed whether the RFP/SoW could affect the workflow of the IETFprocess. The IANA Evolution Program will meet in Taipei this week to discuss the RFP and make a recommendation as to whether further action is required by the IAB.

3. IAB Documents

3.1. Architectural Considerations of IP Anycast (draft-iab-anycast-arch-implications)

Danny reported that he is working to incorporate the latest feedback from Hannes and Dave Thaler, and plans to send the next version of the document out to the IDR, DNSOPS, GROW and OPSEC working groups for comments.

3.2. Design Considerations for Protocol Extensions (draft-iab-extension-recs)

Bernard briefly reviewed the feedback received to date on draft-iab-extension-recs and asked the board to send comments to the list.

3.3. Identifier Comparison (draft-iab-identifier-comparison)

Dave Thaler briefly reviewed the feedback received to date on draft-iab-identifier-comparison.

3.4. Architectural Considerations on Application Features in the DNS (draft-iab-dns-applications)

Jon reported that a new version of draft-iab-dns-applications was posted on 31 October 2011 and asked the board to review it.