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Meeting Minutes Internet Architecture Board (iab) IETF
Date and time 2024-04-17 14:30
Title Minutes interim-2024-iab-13: Wed 14:30
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Minutes of the 2024-04-17 IAB Business Meeting

1. Administrivia 

1.1. Attendance 


  Matthew Bocci 
  Roman Danyliw (IETF Chair)
  Liz Flynn (IETF Secretariat)
  Cullen Jennings
  Wes Hardaker
  Suresh Krishnan 
  Mirja Kühlewind 
  Cindy Morgan (IAB Executive Administrative Manager)
  Tommy Pauly (IAB Chair)
  Colin Perkins (IRTF Chair)
  Alvaro Retana 
  David Schinazi
  Sabrina Tanamal (IANA Liaison)
  Sally Wentworth (ISOC Liaison)
  Christopher Wood 
  Greg Wood (IETF Director of Communications and Operations)


  Alissa Cooper 
  Dhruv Dhody
  John Scudder (IESG Liaison)
  Qin Wu 



1.2. Agenda bash and announcements 

1.3. Meeting Minutes 

The following meeting minutes were approved: 

  • 2024-03-21 business meeting - Thursday IETF 119 - (submitted 

  • 2024-04-03 business meeting - (submitted 2024-04-03) 

1.4. Action Item Review 


  • 2024-03-17: Tommy Pauly to send IAB feedback to the ISE.

  • 2024-04-03: Cindy Morgan to draft timelines for upcoming IAB 

On Hold:

  • 2023-05-11: Suresh Krishnan et al to write a draft on limited
    domains. (Check back end of June 2023)

  • 2023-06-07: Dhruv Dhody and Mallory Knodel to track adding IAB
    review of proposed WG charters to the Datatracker.

  • 2024-03-17: Liaison Managers to follow up with Martin Thomson about 
    liaison manager for W3C.
    Check back August 2024

In Progress:

  • 2024-02-14: Eliot Lear to send a proposal to the IAB about how to 
    have a conversation with the community about publishing crypto 
    algorithms that are not widely reviewed.

  • 2024-03-06: Cindy Morgan, Mirja Kühlewind, and Sally Wentworth to 
    coordinate on adding the IAB as a signer to the Global Encryption 
    Coalition letter about Australia and announcing it to the 

  • 2024-03-17: Dhruv Dhody, Mirja Kühlewind and Suresh Krishnan to 
    update the text that describes Technical Programs and 
    Administrative Support Groups.

  • 2024-03-17: Suresh Krishnan to follow up with the IETF-3GPP 
    Administrative Support Group about updating RFC 3113, "3GPP-IETF 
    Standardization Collaboration."

  • 2024-03-21: Dhruv Dhody and Mirja Kühlewind to draft text for the 
    Workshops page on the IAB website and a blog post about IETF work 
    that came out of IAB workshops.


  • 2024-04-03: Alvaro Retana to report back on the CCSDS discussion 
    about collaboration on a requirements document for satellite 
    networking. (Check back 2024-05-15)


  • 2024-04-17: Cindy Morgan to update the timeline for the 2025 ICANN 
    NomCom Liaison appointment once the list of positions being filled 
    is available.

  • 2024-04-17: Cindy Morgan to check whether the incumbent RSWG Chair 
    is willing to continue and draft text for a call for nominations.

  • 2024-04-17: Cindy Morgan to update the IRTF Chair timeline to open 
    nominations before IETF 120, with a longer CFN and feedback period.

1.5. IAB Document Status Update - No updates since last meeting

    Sent to the RFC Editor: RFC-EDITOR
    IAB Shepherd: David Schinazi

  • daft-iab-bias-workshop-report-00
    I-D Exists, IAB stream
    IAB Shepherd: Suresh Krishnan

1.6. IAB Review of WG Charters - No updates since last meeting


  • Mail Maintenance (mailmaint)
    Area: ART
    Internal Review
    IESG Telechat: (None)
    IAB Reviewer: Wes Hardaker (sent 2024-04-03)

  • Multiformats (multi)
    Area: ART
    Internal Review
    IESG Telechat: (None)
    IAB Reviewer: Qin Wu (sent 2023-09-12)

  • Secure Patterns for Internet CrEdentials (spice)
    Area: SEC
    Internal Review
    IESG Telechat: 2024-04-18
    IAB Reviewer: Dhruv Dhody (sent 2024-04-05)

2. Monthly Written Reports and Other Brief Updates

2.1 IANA Liaison Report

--Begin IANA Liaison Report, Sabrina Tanamal--

IANA Services Liaison Report – 17 April 2024
SLA Deliverables Update:
ICANN met 100% of processing goal times for the February 2024 
monthly statistics report, exceeding the SLA goal to meet 90% of 
processing goal times. These times include the steps that ICANN 
has control over and not time it is waiting on requesters, 
document authors or other experts. Monthly reports can be found at:
Other News: 
The IETF-IANA Group Meeting was held on 20 March 2024. Meeting 
minutes will be available at a future IAB Business meeting.'

--End IANA Liaison Report, Sabrina Tanamal--

2.2 IRTF Report

--Begin IRTF Report, Colin Perkins--

IRTF Chair report to the IAB for the month ending 2024-04-17

Research Groups

UFMRG approved as a full research group at IETF 120. Considering 
replacement chairs for RASPRG to replace Niels ten Oever, who has 
indicated a desire to step down. HRPC rechartering on hold. 
Discussion around a joint PEARG/HRPC/GAIA/MAPRG interim to follow-
on from the IAB BIAS workshop stalled with no conclusion.


Successful award talk by Dongqi Han at IETF 119. ANRP award talks 
at IETF 120 will be given by Xieyang Xu, Yevheniya Nosyk, and 
Harjasleen Malvai.


In progress. Paper submission deadline extended to Monday, 22nd 
April due to several requests.

Documents and Errata

In RG Last Call:

Waiting for IRTF Chair:

Sent to the RFC Editor:

Other Activities

Call for diversity travel grant applications for ANRP and other 
IRTF events at IETF 120 is currently open.

--End IRTF Report, Colin Perkins--

2.3 Outreach Coordinator Report

--Begin Outreach Coordinator Report, Dhruv Dhody--

- There were no outreach activities this month
- Some key upcoming events of importance are - (1) Open Source 
Summit in Seattle (April 2024) - where Dave Thaler is presenting 
on IETF tools (helped with the slides review), (2) RIPE in Krakow 
(May 2024), (3) WSIS+20 in Geneva (May 2024), (4) ICANN/High Level 
Government (HLG) meeting in Rwanda (June 2024) - Wes/Warren are 

--End Outreach Coordinator Report, Dhruv Dhody--

2.4 IESG Liaison Report

  Tommy Pauly sent notes to the IAB about the MAILMAINT charter 
  discussion, and also reported that the IESG has had some 
  discussion about the right home for MUD documents. 

2.5 ISOC Liaison

  Sally Wentworth reported that there is an FCC ruling ISOC is 
  concerned about that the IAB may want to comment on as well. The 
  topic will be added to a future IAB agenda when there is more 

3. Addition of to the arpa zone (r6dnu2eh) 

  Wes Hardaker will read the full draft making this request and 
  respond by Friday of this week to approve the addition. No 
  objections were made by the rest of the IAB.

4. Next IAB Meeting

  The next IAB meeting will be in two weeks, on 2024-05-01.

5. Executive Session: Requirements for IAB-appointed positions

  In executive session, the IAB discussed timelines and 
  requirements for various upcoming appointments. Wes Hardaker 
  recused himself from the portion discussing the IRTF Chair position.