RFC 2028, "The Organizations Involved in the IETF Standards Process", October 1996Source of RFC: poised95 (gen)
See Also: RFC 2028 w/ inline errata
Errata ID: 764
Publication Format(s) : TEXT
Reported By: Pete Resnick
Date Reported: 2006-03-21
Verifier Name: Russ Housley
Date Verified: 2010-03-02
Section 3.6 says:
The IAB is also responsible for reviewing and approving the charters of new Working Groups that are proposed for the IETF.
It should say:
The formation of a working group requires a charter which is primarily negotiated between a prospective working group Chair and the relevant Area Director(s), although final approval is made by the IESG with advice from the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).