Updates to RFC 2418 Regarding the Management of IETF Mailing Lists
RFC 3934

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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Update to RFC 2418 Regarding the 
         Management of IETF Mailing Lists' to BCP 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Update to RFC 2418 Regarding the Management of IETF Mailing Lists '
   <draft-wasserman-rfc2418-ml-update-02.txt> as a BCP

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Harald Alvestrand.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-wasserman-rfc2418-ml-update-02.txt

Technical Summary
 
    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
    Last Call.
 
Protocol Quality
 
    The document was reviewed for the IESG by Harald Alvestrand

RFC EDITOR NOTE:

Please change the following text at the end of section 2:

OLD:

     Other
     methods of mailing list control, including longer suspensions, must
     be approved by the IESG or carried out in accordance with other
     IESG-approved procedures.

NEW:
    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.