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IAB and IESG Recommendation for IETF Administrative Restructuring (RFC4089)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000125306D
Original Publication Date: 2005-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-26

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Hollenbeck: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document describes a joint recommendation of the Internet Architecture Board and the Internet Engineering Steering Group for administrative restructuring of the Internet Engineering Task Force. The IETF Chair declared that the IETF had consensus to follow this recommendation on November 11, 2004. Further work has been done to revise and refine the structures proposed. The recommendation is being published for the record.

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Network Working Group                                 S. Hollenbeck, Ed.
Request for Comments: 4089                                  IAB and IESG
Category: Informational                                         May 2005


   IAB and IESG Recommendation for IETF Administrative Restructuring

Status of This Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does
   not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this
   memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This document describes a joint recommendation of the Internet
   Architecture Board and the Internet Engineering Steering Group for
   administrative restructuring of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
   The IETF Chair declared that the IETF had consensus to follow this
   recommendation on November 11, 2004.  Further work has been done to
   revise and refine the structures proposed.  The recommendation is
   being published for the record.

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2
   2.  The Process That Produced This Recommendation  . . . . . . . .  2
   3.  Recommendation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   4.  Arguments That Had Particular Weight in the Discussions  . . .  4
       4.1.  Focusing on Scenarios C and O  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
       4.2.  Why We Chose Scenario O  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   5.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   6.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   7.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   Appendix: Scenario C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   Appendix: Scenario O . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
   Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54


Hollenbeck                   Informational                      [Page 1]
RFC 4089                 IAB-IESG AdminRest Rec                 May 2005


1.  Introduction

   The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has a need for
   administrative support functions.  The debate and dialogue of 2003
   and 2004 has led to the belief that the way these functions are
   provided needs to be changed.

   This document gives the recommendation of the Internet Engineering
   Steering Group (IESG) and Internet Architecture Board (IAB) on what
   the next step in that change process should be, and some of the
   background and reasoning behind this recommendation.

2.  The Process That Produced This Recommendation

   During several months in 2004, the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
   and the Internet Engineering Steering ...