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Charter of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) (RFC2850)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003449D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 6 page(s) / 15K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

Internet Architecture Board: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This memo documents the composition, selection, roles, and organization of the Internet Architecture Board. It replaces RFC 1601.

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Network Working Group Internet Architecture Board

Request for Comments: 2850 B. Carpenter, Editor

Obsoletes: 1601 May 2000

BCP: 39

Category: Best Current Practice

Charter of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the

Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This memo documents the composition, selection, roles, and

organization of the Internet Architecture Board. It replaces RFC

1601.

Table of Contents:

1. IAB Membership...............................................2

1.1 Selection of full IAB members..............................2

1.2 Ex-Officio and Liaison members..............................2

2. The Role of the IAB.........................................3

2.1 Architectural oversight in more detail......................4

3. IAB Organization.............................................5

3.1 IAB chair...................................................5

3.2 Executive Director..........................................5

3.3 Selection of the IRTF chair.................................5

3.4 Liaisons within the IETF....................................5

3.5 Decision taking.............................................6

3.6 Openness and confidentiality................................6

Security Considerations.........................................6

Summary of Changes from RFC 1601................................6

References......................................................7

Author's Address................................................7

Full Copyright Statement........................................8

1. IAB Membership

The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) shall consist of thirteen full

members, composed of the chair of the Internet Engineering Task Force

(IETF), and of twelve sitting members. The IETF chair, who is also

the chair of the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), may

participate in all official IAB actions except the approval of IESG

members and appeals against IESG decisions. Ex-officio and liaison

members of the IAB may also attend IAB meetings but shall not

participate in determination of official actions.

Members of the IAB shall serve as individuals, and not as

representatives of any company, agency, or other organization.

Members of the IAB shall owe no fiducia...