Updates to RFC 2418 Regarding the Management of IETF Mailing Lists
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.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.