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Internet Area Working Group

Document Charter Internet Area Working Group WG (intarea)
Title Internet Area Working Group
Last updated 2020-03-25
State Approved
WG State Active
IESG Responsible AD Éric Vyncke
Charter edit AD Éric Vyncke
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The Internet Area Working Group (INTAREA WG) acts primarily as a forum
  for discussing far-ranging topics that affect the entire area. Such
  topics include, for instance, address space issues, basic IP layer
  functionality, and architectural questions. The group also serves as a
  forum to distribute information about ongoing activities in the area,
  create a shared understanding of the challenges and goals for the area,
  and to enable coordination.
  The Internet Area receives occasional proposals for the development and
  publication of RFCs that are not in scope of an existing working group
  and do not justify the formation of a new working group. The INTAREA WG
  has a secondary role to serve as the forum for developing such work
  items in the IETF. The working group milestones are updated as needed
  to reflect the current work items and their associated milestones.
  New work must satisfy the following conditions:
  (1) WG consensus on the relevance for the Internet at large.
  (2) WG consensus on the suitability and projected quality of the
  proposed work item.
  (3) A core group of WG participants with sufficient energy and
  expertise to advance the work item according to the proposed
  (4) Commitment from the WG as a whole to provide sufficient
  and timely review of the proposed work item.
  (5) Agreement by the ADs, who, depending on the scope of the proposed
  work item, may decide that an IESG review is needed first.