[rfc-i] RFCs and IPRs

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 12:04:11 PDT 2010

On 2010-10-15 20:48, Fernando Gont wrote:
> Folks,
> I usually search for RFCs in http://www.rfc-editor.org, as I like that
> the search engine prints which documents each RFC updates/obsoletes,
> available errata, etc.
> I think it would be great that the search engine also shows known IPR
> disclosures. -- Has this ever been been proposed/considered?

I don't think it would be appropriate. IPR disclosure is only
required for IETF documents, not for RFCs in general. It would
be useful to have a note about this on the search page, perhaps.


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