[rfc-dist] BCP 78, RFC 5378 on Rights Contributors Provide to the IETF Trust

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        BCP 78        
        RFC 5378

        Title:      Rights Contributors Provide to the 
                    IETF Trust 
        Author:     S. Bradner, Ed.,
                    J. Contreras, Ed.
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Date:       November 2008
        Mailbox:    sob at harvard.edu, 
                    jorge.contreras at wilmerhale.com
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 37980
        Obsoletes:  RFC3978, RFC4748
        Updates:    RFC2026
        See Also:   BCP0078

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipr-3978-incoming-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5378.txt

The IETF policies about rights in Contributions to the IETF are designed
to ensure that such Contributions can be made available to the IETF and
Internet communities while permitting the authors to retain as many
rights as possible.  This memo details the IETF policies on rights in
Contributions to the IETF.  It also describes the objectives that the
policies are designed to meet.  This memo obsoletes RFCs 3978 and 4748
and, with BCP 79 and RFC 5377, replaces Section 10 of RFC 2026.  This 
document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
improvements.

This document is a product of the Intellectual Property Rights Working Group of the IETF.


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