[rfc-i] People's names on the contributor list

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Tue May 20 10:21:29 PDT 2008


At 9:51 AM -0700 5/20/08, Bob Braden wrote:
>   *>
>   *> At 7:42 PM +0200 5/15/08, Olaf Kolkman wrote:
>   *> >BCP78 uses the term "Contributor": an individual submitting a
>   *> >Contribution. From an IPR perspective an RFC should list individuals
>   *> >as authors of documents created by functional entities (such as the
>   *> >IAB or the RFC Editor).
>   *>
>
>I note that a search for "IAB" under author shows about 10 RFCs in
>which the IAB seems to be listed as an author.

Which RFCs are you talking about? I just looked at the past many 
years, and all the ones that I found that list the IAB as an author 
also list at least one responsible person.

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--VPN Consortium


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