[rfc-i] Intended Publication: RFC Editor Model (draft-iab-rfc-editor-model-02.txt)
olaf at NLnetLabs.nl
Fri Nov 7 01:42:57 PST 2008
Two days ago I posted this message as iab-chair. That message dropped,
hence this forward.
> From: IAB Chair <iab-chair at ietf.org>
> Date: November 6, 2008 3:01:20 PM GMT+01:00
> To: independent at ietf.org, rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org, ietf-announce at ietf.org
> Cc: iab at iab.org
> Subject: [INDEP] Intended Publication: RFC Editor Model (draft-iab-
> Reply-To: iab at iab.org
> Dear Colleagues,
> The IAB and the IAOC have been working on a model that divides the
> responsibilities for the RFC Series into four functions: The RFC
> Series Editor, the Independent Submission Editor, RFC Production
> Center, and the RFC Publisher. The model outlined here is intended to
> increase flexibility and operational support options, provide for the
> orderly succession of the RFC Editor, and ensure the continuity of the
> RFC series, while maintaining RFC quality, maintaining timely
> processing, ensuring document accessibility, reducing costs, and
> increasing cost transparency.
> The model has been discussed on the RFC interest list and approved by
> the IAB on October 1. After the approval the document saw some
> clarification based on ongoing discussion. The IAB intends to publish
> this version 02 as an RFC so that the model serves as a baseline for
> the implementation by the IAOC.
> The document is available as draft-iab-rfc-editor-model-02.txt.
> During the implementation of this model the IAB remains committed to
> track and evaluate the developments, listen to the community, and
> adjust the model if and when needed.
> If there are any issues you would like to bring to our attention
> please post these to the RFC interest list
> (rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org) or to the IAB (iab at iab.org). We plan to
> hand this document to the RFC Editor after November 30 2008.
> As a next step in this process of a committee has been formed to
> assist the IAOC and IAB with the selection process and the creation of
> an RFI that will be issued early December.
> - Russ Housley, (IESG member)
> - Leslie Daigle, (RFC processes experience)
> - Scott Bradner, (RFC Editorial Board experience)
> - Ray Pelletier, (IAD)
> - Craig Partridge, (IRSG member and RFC Editorial Board experience)
> - Olaf Kolkman, (IAB member)
> --Olaf Kolkman
> RFC Editor Model
> The RFC Editor performs a number of functions that may be carried out
> by various persons or entities. The RFC Editor model presented in
> this document divides the responsibilities for the RFC Series into
> four functions: The RFC Series Editor, the Independent Submission
> Editor, RFC Production Center, and the RFC Publisher. The model
> outlined here is intended to increase flexibility and operational
> support options, provide for the orderly succession of the RFC
> Editor, and ensure the continuity of the RFC series, while
> maintaining RFC quality, maintaining timely processing, ensuring
> document accessibility, reducing costs, and increasing cost
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> INDEPENDENT at ietf.org
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