draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis-02.txt   draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis-03.txt 
IETF Administrative Support Activity 2 G. Camarillo IETF Administrative Support Activity 2 G. Camarillo
Internet-Draft Ericsson Internet-Draft Ericsson
Obsoletes: 2031 (if approved) J. Livingood Obsoletes: 2031 (if approved) J. Livingood
Intended status: Informational Comcast Intended status: Informational Comcast
Expires: July 6, 2019 January 2, 2019 Expires: July 31, 2019 January 27, 2019
The IETF-ISOC Relationship The IETF-ISOC Relationship
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis-02 draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis-03
Abstract Abstract
This document summarises the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) - This document summarises the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) -
Internet Society (ISOC) relationship, following a major revision to Internet Society (ISOC) relationship, following a major revision to
the structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) in the structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) in
2018. The IASA was revised under a new "IASA 2.0" structure by the 2018. The IASA was revised under a new "IASA 2.0" structure by the
IASA2 Working Group, which changed the IETF's administrative, legal, IASA2 Working Group, which changed the IETF's administrative, legal,
and financial structure. As a result, it also changed the and financial structure. As a result, it also changed the
relationship between the IETF and ISOC, which made it necessary to relationship between the IETF and ISOC, which made it necessary to
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction and History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. Introduction and History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2. Philosophical Relationship with ISOC . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2. Philosophical Relationship with ISOC . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. Main Division of Responsibilities between IETF and ISOC . . . 3 3. Main Division of Responsibilities between IETF and ISOC . . . 3
4. ISOC's Role in the IETF Standards Process . . . . . . . . . . 3 4. ISOC's Role in the IETF Standards Process . . . . . . . . . . 4
5. The IETF's Role in ISOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 5. The IETF's Role in ISOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
6. Legal Relationship with ISOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 6. Legal Relationship with ISOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
7. Financial and Administrative Relationship with ISOC . . . . . 5 7. Financial and Administrative Relationship with ISOC . . . . . 6
8. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 8. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
9. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 9. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
10. Privacy Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 10. Privacy Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
11. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 11. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
12. Changes from Previous Versions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 12. Changes from Previous Versions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
13. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 13. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
1. Introduction and History 1. Introduction and History
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is the body that is The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is the body that is
responsible for the development and maintenance of the Internet responsible for the development and maintenance of the Internet
Standards. The IETF is primarily a volunteer organization. Its Standards. The IETF is primarily a volunteer organization. Its
driving force is a group of dedicated high-quality engineers from all driving force is a group of dedicated high-quality engineers from all
over the world. In a structure of working groups, these engineers over the world. In a structure of working groups, these engineers
exchange ideas and experience, and through discussion and exchange ideas and experience, and through discussion and
collaboration (both electronically and face-to-face) they strive to collaboration (both electronically and face-to-face) they strive to
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The Poised95 Working Group concluded that the Internet Society The Poised95 Working Group concluded that the Internet Society
(ISOC), which was formed in 1992, was the best organization to handle (ISOC), which was formed in 1992, was the best organization to handle
all of these legal, administrative, and financial tasks on behalf of all of these legal, administrative, and financial tasks on behalf of
and in close cooperation with the IETF. This led to documenting and in close cooperation with the IETF. This led to documenting
things such as the IETF standards process [RFC2026], the IETF things such as the IETF standards process [RFC2026], the IETF
organizational structure [RFC2028], the IETF Nominating Committee organizational structure [RFC2028], the IETF Nominating Committee
(NomCom) procedures [RFC2282], and the IETF-ISOC relationship (NomCom) procedures [RFC2282], and the IETF-ISOC relationship
[RFC2031]. [RFC2031].
The Internet Society provides a corporate home for the administrative
entity that supports the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the
Internet Architecture Board (IAB), and the Internet Research Task
Force (IRTF), and supports the work of these groups through a variety
of programs.
As time passed and operational experience accumulated, additional As time passed and operational experience accumulated, additional
structure was necessary. As a result, the Internet Administrative structure was necessary. As a result, the Internet Administrative
Support Activity (IASA) was defined in 2005 and documented in Support Activity (IASA) was defined in 2005 and documented in
[RFC4071] and [RFC4371]. [RFC4071] and [RFC4371].
In 2018, the IASA was revised under a new "IASA 2.0" structure by the In 2018, the IASA was revised under a new "IASA 2.0" structure by the
IASA2 Working Group, which made significant revisions to the IETF's IASA2 Working Group, which made significant revisions to the IETF's
administrative, legal, and financial structure. One critical outcome administrative, legal, and financial structure. One critical outcome
was the formation, in close cooperation between the IETF and ISOC, of was the formation, in close cooperation between the IETF and ISOC, of
the IETF Administration Limited Liability Company (IETF LLC) as a the IETF Administration Limited Liability Company (IETF LLC) as a
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The authors would like to thank Erik Huizer for his contribution as The authors would like to thank Erik Huizer for his contribution as
the author of [RFC2031], which this document replaces. the author of [RFC2031], which this document replaces.
12. Changes from Previous Versions 12. Changes from Previous Versions
RFC Editor: Please remove this section upon publication. RFC Editor: Please remove this section upon publication.
-00: Initial version published -00: Initial version published
-01: Several key updates to prepare WGLC based on WG feedback -01: Several key updates to prepare WGLC based on WG feedback
-02: Fixed nits identified by Brian Carpenter on 12-21-2018, and text -02: Fixed nits identified by Brian Carpenter on 12-21-2018, and text
on the tax status from John Levine. on the tax status from John Levine.
-03: As we entered IESG review, added a short description of what
ISOC does (in relation to the IETF) that can be used in external
material by both the IETF and ISOC.
13. Informative References 13. Informative References
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis] [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis]
Haberman, B., Hall, J., and J. Livingood, "Structure of Haberman, B., Hall, J., and J. Livingood, "Structure of
the IETF Administrative Support Activity, Version 2.0", the IETF Administrative Support Activity, Version 2.0",
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis-03 (work in progress), draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis-04 (work in progress), January
December 2018. 2019.
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale] [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale]
Arkko, J., "Discussion of the IASA 2.0 Changes as They Arkko, J., "Discussion of the IASA 2.0 Changes as They
Relate to the IETF Trust", draft-ietf-iasa2-trust- Relate to the IETF Trust", draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-
rationale-03 (work in progress), October 2018. rationale-03 (work in progress), October 2018.
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update] [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update]
Arkko, J. and T. Hardie, "Update to the Process for Arkko, J. and T. Hardie, "Update to the Process for
Selection of Trustees for the IETF Trust", draft-ietf- Selection of Trustees for the IETF Trust", draft-ietf-
iasa2-trust-update-02 (work in progress), October 2018. iasa2-trust-update-02 (work in progress), October 2018.
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