INTERNET-DRAFT C. M. Heard, Editor
Will Update: RFC 4181 2 January 2007
RFC 4181 Update to Recognize the IETF Trust
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Copyright (C) The IETF Trust (2007).
This document updates RFC 4181, "Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers
of MIB Documents", to recognize the creation of the IETF Trust.
In order to reflect the creation of the IETF Trust, certain updates
to the copyright notices required in IETF documents by RFC 3978
[RFC3978] have been published in RFC 4748 [RFC4748]. This document
updates RFC 4181 [RFC4181] to bring it into alignment with those
2. Updates to RFC 4181
The text of RFC 4181 is hereby updated as set forth below to reflect
the creation of the IETF Trust.
2.1. Updates to Section 3.7
In the copyright notice templates in Section 3.7, replace all
occurrences of "The Internet Society" with "The IETF Trust".
3. Security Considerations
The updates in this document have no impact in the security of the
4. IANA Considerations
The updates in this document have no impact on the IANA.
5.1. Normative References
[RFC3978] Bradner, S., Ed., "IETF Rights in Contributions",
BCP 78, RFC 3978, March 2005.
[RFC4748] Bradner, S., Ed., " RFC 3978 Update to Recognize the
IETF Trust", BCP 78, RFC 4748, October 2006.
[RFC4181] Heard, C., Ed., "Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers
of MIB Documents", BCP 111, RFC 4181, September 2005.
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