This document is an update to RFC 2418 that gives WG chairs explicit
responsibility for managing WG mailing lists. In particular, it
gives WG chairs the authority to temporarily suspend the mailing list
posting privileges of disruptive individuals.
Working Group Summary
The document was proposed and discussed on the Solutions mailing list,
and was discussed in the General Area meeting at IETF 59.
It had strong support from many people. No objections were raised during
The document was reviewed for the IESG by Harald Alvestrand
RFC EDITOR NOTE:
Please change the following text at the end of section 2:
methods of mailing list control, including longer suspensions, must
be approved by the IESG or carried out in accordance with other
Other methods of mailing list control, including longer suspensions, must
be carried out in accordance with other
IETF-approved procedures. See BCP83 [RFC 3683] for one set of procedures
already defined and accepted by the community.
And, add an informative reference to:
[RFC3683] Rose, M., "A Practice for Revoking Posting Rights to
IETF Mailing Lists", RFC 3683, BCP 83, March 2004.