Guidelines for Writing an IANA Considerations Section in RFCs
RFC 8126

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2019-07-05
20 (System) Received changes through RFC Editor sync (added Errata tag)
2018-12-20
20 (System)
Received changes through RFC Editor sync (changed abstract to 'Many protocols make use of points of extensibility that use constants to identify various protocol parameters. …
2017-06-22
20 (System) IANA registries were updated to include RFC8126
2017-06-20
20 (System)
Received changes through RFC Editor sync (created alias RFC 8126, changed abstract to 'Many protocols make use of points of extensibility that use constants to …
2017-06-20
20 (System) RFC published
2017-06-19
20 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48-DONE from AUTH48
2017-06-16
20 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48 from AUTH48-DONE
2017-06-16
20 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48-DONE from AUTH48
2017-05-15
20 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48 from RFC-EDITOR
2017-05-09
20 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2017-05-09
20 (System) RFC Editor state changed to RFC-EDITOR from IANA
2017-05-08
20 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2017-05-08
20 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2017-05-08
20 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2017-05-08
20 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2017-03-30
20 (System) RFC Editor state changed to IANA from EDIT
2017-02-27
20 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2017-02-17
20 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2017-02-17
20 (System) RFC Editor state changed to EDIT
2017-02-17
20 (System) IESG state changed to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent
2017-02-17
20 (System) Announcement was received by RFC Editor
2017-02-17
20 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent from Approved-announcement to be sent
2017-02-17
20 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2017-02-17
20 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2017-02-17
20 Amy Vezza Ballot approval text was generated
2017-02-17
20 Amy Vezza Ballot writeup was changed
2017-02-17
20 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup
2017-02-09
20 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-20.txt
2017-02-09
20 (System) New version approved
2017-02-09
20 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: "Barry Leiba" <barryleiba@computer.org>, "Thomas Narten" <narten@us.ibm.com>, "Michelle Cotton" <michelle.cotton@icann.org>
2017-02-09
20 Barry Leiba Uploaded new revision
2017-01-10
19 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-19.txt
2017-01-10
19 (System) New version approved
2017-01-10
19 (System) Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: "Barry Leiba" <barryleiba@computer.org>, "Thomas Narten" <narten@us.ibm.com>, "Michelle Cotton" <michelle.cotton@icann.org>
2017-01-10
19 Barry Leiba Uploaded new revision
2016-09-22
18 Benoît Claise [Ballot comment]
thanks for addressing my DISCUSS point.
2016-09-22
18 Benoît Claise [Ballot Position Update] Position for Benoit Claise has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2016-09-22
18 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-18.txt
2016-09-22
18 Barry Leiba New version approved
2016-09-22
18 Barry Leiba Request for posting confirmation emailed to previous authors: "Barry Leiba" <barryleiba@computer.org>, none-chairs@ietf.org, "Dr. Thomas Narten" <narten@us.ibm.com>, "Michelle S. Cotton" <michelle.cotton@icann.org>
2016-09-22
18 (System) Uploaded new revision
2016-09-21
17 Benoît Claise
[Ballot discuss]
My previous DISCUSS mentioned that I don't understand "current important information" in section 1.2
I disagree that <https://iana.org/help/protocol-registration> "includes current *important* …
2016-09-21
17 Benoît Claise Ballot comment and discuss text updated for Benoit Claise
2016-09-21
17 Benoît Claise
[Ballot discuss]
My previous DISCUSS mentioned that I don't understand "current important information" in section 1.2
I disagree that <https://iana.org/help/protocol-registration> "includes current *important* …
2016-09-21
17 Benoît Claise
[Ballot comment]
- Section 3.2

  In such cases, the document defining the namespace must clearly state
  who is responsible for maintaining and updating …
2016-09-21
17 Benoît Claise Ballot comment and discuss text updated for Benoit Claise
2016-08-23
17 Alissa Cooper
[Ballot comment]
Thanks for addressing my DISCUSS and comments. I have just two further comments about Section 1.3:

#3 under "In general" -- An author's …
2016-08-23
17 Alissa Cooper [Ballot Position Update] Position for Alissa Cooper has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2016-08-05
17 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot comment]

Thanks for handling my remaining discuss point.

I didn't check these comments for -17, happy to chat about
any that remain relevant. (Or …
2016-08-05
17 Stephen Farrell [Ballot Position Update] Position for Stephen Farrell has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2016-07-27
17 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-17.txt
2016-06-07
16 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot discuss]

This is all updated based on re-reading -15.

(1) 2.3 last para: huh? do we really use and want this? I'd
say delete …
2016-06-07
16 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot comment]

I didn't check these comments for -16

- Almost twice as long as 5226 is not desirable. And in any
case the diff …
2016-06-07
16 Stephen Farrell Ballot comment and discuss text updated for Stephen Farrell
2016-06-07
16 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot comment]
Thank you for addressing my comments.
2016-06-07
16 Alexey Melnikov Ballot comment text updated for Alexey Melnikov
2016-06-07
16 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
I think this document is an improvement over RFC 5226.

I have several small comments:

In 4.11, numbered item 9: this should also …
2016-06-07
16 Alexey Melnikov Ballot comment text updated for Alexey Melnikov
2016-06-07
16 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2016-06-07
16 Barry Leiba IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - Actions Needed
2016-06-07
16 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-16.txt
2016-06-02
15 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from IESG Evaluation
2016-06-02
15 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot discuss]

This is all updated based on re-reading -15.

(1) 2.3 last para: huh? do we really use and want this? I'd
say delete …
2016-06-02
15 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot comment]

- Almost twice as long as 5226 is not desirable. And in any
case the diff isn't usable. And I still think this …
2016-06-02
15 Stephen Farrell Ballot comment and discuss text updated for Stephen Farrell
2016-06-02
15 Benoît Claise
[Ballot discuss]
I spent quite some time on this one, as I hope this document with ease my live, i.e. reduce my AD load.
Re-reading …
2016-06-02
15 Benoît Claise Ballot discuss text updated for Benoit Claise
2016-06-02
15 Benoît Claise
[Ballot discuss]
I spent quite some time on this one, as I hope this document with ease my live, i.e. reduce my AD load.
Re-reading …
2016-06-02
15 Benoît Claise
[Ballot comment]
From my previous DISCUSS:

    High level summary:
    The two issues that an IANA considerations section writer care about are: …
2016-06-02
15 Benoît Claise Ballot comment and discuss text updated for Benoit Claise
2016-06-01
15 Amanda Baber IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - Actions Needed from Version Changed - Review Needed
2016-06-01
15 Suresh Krishnan [Ballot comment]
I share the concerns regarding the length of this document.
2016-06-01
15 Suresh Krishnan [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Suresh Krishnan
2016-06-01
15 Ben Campbell
[Ballot comment]
I find this long, but quite readable. Only a few minor comments:

- 4, numbered list: Does it really make sense to list …
2016-06-01
15 Ben Campbell [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Ben Campbell
2016-06-01
15 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot discuss]

(I just checked my ancient discuss points. It seems to me that
they're still valid, though I may re-word some. That'll be
tomorrow …
2016-06-01
15 Stephen Farrell Ballot discuss text updated for Stephen Farrell
2016-06-01
15 Alia Atlas
[Ballot comment]
I do agree with Benoit's Discuss that it would be excellent to have a template example of all the information to be
included …
2016-06-01
15 Alia Atlas [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alia Atlas
2016-06-01
15 Alissa Cooper
[Ballot discuss]
In Section 2.2, it seems like we could do much better with the URL guidance. I commented on this last time but the …
2016-06-01
15 Alissa Cooper
[Ballot comment]
I re-read this document since it has been a long while since the last time it was on a telechat.

- I still …
2016-06-01
15 Alissa Cooper [Ballot Position Update] Position for Alissa Cooper has been changed to Discuss from No Objection
2016-06-01
15 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-15.txt
2016-05-31
14 Terry Manderson [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Terry Manderson
2016-05-31
14 Alvaro Retana [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alvaro Retana
2016-05-30
14 Deborah Brungard [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Deborah Brungard
2016-05-30
14 Mirja Kühlewind
[Ballot comment]
A few comments for clarification:

1) I find the following sentence on private or experimental use slightly confusing:
"IANA does not record assignments …
2016-05-30
14 Mirja Kühlewind [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Mirja Kühlewind
2016-05-30
14 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-14.txt
2016-05-28
13 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
I think this document is an improvement over RFC 5226.

I have several small comments:

In 2.3: the last sentence of the first …
2016-05-28
13 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Alexey Melnikov
2016-05-25
13 Barry Leiba IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - No Actions Needed
2016-05-25
13 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-13.txt
2016-05-18
12 Terry Manderson IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead
2016-05-18
12 Terry Manderson Telechat date has been changed to 2016-06-02 from 2014-11-25
2016-05-17
12 (System) IESG state changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call
2016-04-28
12 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - No Actions Needed from Version Changed - Review Needed
2016-04-28
12 Sabrina Tanamal
(Via drafts-lastcall-comment@iana.org): IESG/Authors/WG Chairs:

IANA has reviewed draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-12.txt, which is currently in Last Call, and has the following comments:

We understand that this document doesn't …
2016-04-19
12 Amy Vezza
The following Last Call announcement was sent out:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: "IETF-Announce" <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
CC: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis@ietf.org, tony@att.com, terry.manderson@icann.org
Reply-To: ietf@ietf.org
Sender: <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
Subject: Last …
2016-04-19
12 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to In Last Call from Last Call Requested
2016-04-19
12 Amy Vezza Last call announcement was generated
2016-04-18
12 Terry Manderson Last call was requested
2016-04-18
12 Terry Manderson
This document has had some substantive changes, and has been with the IESG for an extended duration. I would like the community to take another …
2016-04-18
12 Terry Manderson IESG state changed to Last Call Requested from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup
2016-04-05
12 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2016-04-05
12 Barry Leiba IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - No Actions Needed
2016-04-05
12 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-12.txt
2016-04-01
11 Brian Haberman Shepherding AD changed to Terry Manderson
2015-10-14
11 (System) Notify list changed from draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis@ietf.org, tony@att.com to (None)
2015-07-02
11 Jean Mahoney Closed request for Telechat review by GENART with state 'No Response'
2015-07-02
11 Jean Mahoney Closed request for Telechat review by GENART with state 'No Response'
2014-12-01
11 Gunter Van de Velde Closed request for Last Call review by OPSDIR with state 'No Response'
2014-11-27
11 Tero Kivinen Request for Telechat review by SECDIR Completed: Ready. Reviewer: Donald Eastlake.
2014-11-25
11 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from IESG Evaluation
2014-11-25
11 Jari Arkko [Ballot comment]
Thank you for doing this work!
2014-11-25
11 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jari Arkko
2014-11-25
11 Ted Lemon
[Ballot comment]
This is a very helpful document.  Thanks for doing it.  I did not find it overly wordy--it was a clear and easy read, …
2014-11-25
11 Ted Lemon [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Ted Lemon
2014-11-25
11 Benoît Claise
[Ballot discuss]
I initially wanted to go for "no-record" and wait for the discussion during the IESG telechat to give my final ballot.
I was …
2014-11-25
11 Benoît Claise
[Ballot comment]


- Section 1.2

  IANA maintains a web page that includes current important information
  from IANA.  Document authors should check that page …
2014-11-25
11 Benoît Claise [Ballot Position Update] Position for Benoit Claise has been changed to Discuss from No Record
2014-11-25
11 Martin Stiemerling [Ballot comment]
In full support of the reviews which are in by now!
2014-11-25
11 Martin Stiemerling [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Martin Stiemerling
2014-11-24
11 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot comment]
I appreciate the robust reviews and discussion thus far.
2014-11-24
11 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Spencer Dawkins
2014-11-24
11 Kathleen Moriarty
[Ballot comment]
I agree with Adrian and others, that this document is important, but could be shorter.  I'd change to a Yes ballot with my …
2014-11-24
11 Kathleen Moriarty [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Kathleen Moriarty
2014-11-24
11 Richard Barnes
[Ballot comment]
Section 2:
"consider delegating the namespace"
What do you mean by "delegating" here?  Having some organization other than IANA run it?  "Before using …
2014-11-24
11 Richard Barnes [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Richard Barnes
2014-11-24
11 Pete Resnick
[Ballot discuss]
2.1/2.2 - You rightly point out in 2.1 that the terminology has been inconsistent in the past. But then you go ahead in …
2014-11-24
11 Pete Resnick
[Ballot comment]
Overall: I think this document could use a good edit pass to remove redundant information and put things in the correct order. Lots …
2014-11-24
11 Pete Resnick [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Pete Resnick
2014-11-24
11 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot discuss]

There're 5 points here, but they should each be v.  quickly
handled I figure.

(1) 2.2: the MUSTs here are overstated. These are …
2014-11-24
11 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot comment]

- Almost twice as long as 5226 is not desirable. And in any
case the diff isn't usable.

- Abstract and intro (at …
2014-11-24
11 Stephen Farrell [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Stephen Farrell
2014-11-24
11 Benoît Claise
[Ballot comment]
High level summary:
The two issues that an IANA considerations section writer care about are:
1. Determining the right procedure (FCFS, Expert Review, …
2014-11-24
11 Benoît Claise Ballot comment text updated for Benoit Claise
2014-11-23
11 Alissa Cooper
[Ballot comment]
= General =
I agree with Adrian that this document seems a lot longer/wordier than it needs to be. Text that seems like …
2014-11-23
11 Alissa Cooper [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alissa Cooper
2014-11-22
11 Adrian Farrel
[Ballot comment]
I am conflicted as to what ballot position to enter! In the end I
selected "Yes" because I think that publication as an …
2014-11-22
11 Adrian Farrel [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Adrian Farrel
2014-11-18
11 Joel Jaeggli [Ballot comment]
WFM

genart review discussion looks closed off to my satisfaction.
2014-11-18
11 Joel Jaeggli [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Joel Jaeggli
2014-11-17
11 Jean Mahoney Request for Telechat review by GENART is assigned to Roni Even
2014-11-17
11 Jean Mahoney Request for Telechat review by GENART is assigned to Roni Even
2014-11-13
11 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - No Actions Needed from Version Changed - Review Needed
2014-11-13
11 Tero Kivinen Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Donald Eastlake
2014-11-13
11 Tero Kivinen Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Donald Eastlake
2014-11-10
11 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-11.txt
2014-11-10
10 Brian Haberman Changed consensus to Yes from Unknown
2014-11-10
10 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-10.txt
2014-11-10
09 Barry Leiba [Ballot Position Update] New position, Recuse, has been recorded for Barry Leiba
2014-11-10
09 Brian Haberman IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::AD Followup
2014-11-10
09 Brian Haberman Ballot has been issued
2014-11-10
09 Brian Haberman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Brian Haberman
2014-11-10
09 Brian Haberman Created "Approve" ballot
2014-11-10
09 Brian Haberman Placed on agenda for telechat - 2014-11-25
2014-11-10
09 Barry Leiba Note field has been cleared
2014-11-10
09 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2014-11-10
09 Barry Leiba IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - No Actions Needed
2014-11-10
09 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-09.txt
2014-11-03
08 Brian Haberman
It appears that there are several issues to be addressed based on the IETF Last Call.  The biggest of which (to me) revolves around any …
2014-11-03
08 Brian Haberman IESG state changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::Revised I-D Needed from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead
2014-10-30
08 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR Completed: Has Issues. Reviewer: Donald Eastlake.
2014-10-30
08 (System) IESG state changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call
2014-10-26
08 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - No Actions Needed from IANA - Review Needed
2014-10-26
08 Amanda Baber
IESG/Authors/WG Chairs:

IANA has reviewed draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-08, which is currently in Last Call, and has the following comments:

This document has been co-authored by IANA Department …
2014-10-12
08 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Mahalingam Mani
2014-10-12
08 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Mahalingam Mani
2014-10-09
08 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Donald Eastlake
2014-10-09
08 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Donald Eastlake
2014-10-02
08 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Roni Even
2014-10-02
08 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Roni Even
2014-10-02
08 Amy Vezza IANA Review state changed to IANA - Review Needed
2014-10-02
08 Amy Vezza
The following Last Call announcement was sent out:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Reply-To: ietf@ietf.org
Sender: <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
Subject: Last Call: <draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-08.txt> (Guidelines for …
2014-10-02
08 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to In Last Call from Last Call Requested
2014-10-02
08 Brian Haberman Last call was requested
2014-10-02
08 Brian Haberman Last call announcement was generated
2014-10-02
08 Brian Haberman Ballot approval text was generated
2014-10-02
08 Brian Haberman IESG state changed to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation::AD Followup
2014-10-02
08 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2014-10-02
08 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-08.txt
2014-09-30
07 Brian Haberman
All,
    I have completed my AD evaluation of
draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis and only have a few items that need
addressing prior to IETF Last Call.  …
2014-09-30
07 Brian Haberman Note changed to 'Do not approve document before IANA URL in section 1.2 is in place.'
2014-09-30
07 Brian Haberman IESG state changed to AD Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from AD Evaluation
2014-09-30
07 Brian Haberman IESG state changed to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested
2014-09-30
07 Brian Haberman Note added 'Do not approve document before IANA URLs are in place.'
2014-09-30
07 Brian Haberman Ballot writeup was changed
2014-09-30
07 Brian Haberman Ballot writeup was generated
2014-09-24
07 Brian Haberman Notification list changed to : draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis@tools.ietf.org, tony@att.com
2014-09-24
07 Brian Haberman Notification list changed to : michelle.cotton@icann.org, barryleiba@computer.org, narten@us.ibm.com, draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis@tools.ietf.org, tony@att.com
2014-09-24
07 Brian Haberman IESG process started in state Publication Requested
2014-09-24
07 Brian Haberman Changed document writeup
2014-08-29
07 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-07.txt
2014-07-03
06 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-06.txt
2014-06-04
05 Barry Leiba Intended Status changed to Best Current Practice from None
2014-06-04
05 Barry Leiba Notification list changed to : michelle.cotton@icann.org, barryleiba@computer.org, narten@us.ibm.com, tony@att.com
2014-06-04
05 Barry Leiba Shepherding AD changed to Brian Haberman
2014-06-04
05 Barry Leiba Document shepherd changed to Tony Hansen
2014-06-04
05 Barry Leiba Stream changed to IETF from None
2014-06-03
05 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-05.txt
2013-11-12
04 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-04.txt
2013-07-31
03 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-03.txt
2013-03-29
02 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-02.txt
2012-10-02
01 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-01.txt
2012-07-31
00 Barry Leiba New version available: draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis-00.txt