[rfc-i] Call for Comments: "Procedures for Rights Handling in the RFC IAB Stream""

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 12:32:17 PST 2009


I think this document says exactly the right thing. I trust (pun)
that the Trust's counsel will have a look before the IAB approves
it, since it would be nice if the Independent stream, the IRTF
stream, and IAB documents can all be handled pretty much the
same from the Trust point of view.


On 2009-12-08 04:23, IAB Chair wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> The IAB intends to publish " Procedures for Rights Handling in the RFC
> IAB Stream" (draft-malis-iab-stream-00.txt)
> The purpose of this publication is to document the IAB's requirements
> with respect to the outgoing rights on IAB Stream documents. There
> requirements are similar to the requirements in the IRTF and Independent
> stream and are being implemented as soon as a new TLP is approved.
> Abstract
>   This document specifies the procedures by which authors of RFC
>   IAB Stream documents grant the community "incoming" rights
>   for copying and using the text. It also specifies the "outgoing"
>   rights the community grants to readers and users of those documents,
>   and it requests that the IETF Trust manage the outgoing rights to
>   effect this result.
> The IAB will submit this shortly and welcomes any comments you might have
> prior to December 16, 2009.
> For the IAB,
> --Olaf Kolkman (chair).
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