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December 14, 2016 RSOC Meeting

Reported by: Cindy Morgan, IETF Secretariat


 Nevil Brownlee
 Heather Flanagan (RSE, non-voting)
 Joel Halpern
 Tony Hansen 
 Joe Hildebrand
 Bob Hinden
 Cindy Morgan (Scribe, non-voting)
 Ray Pelletier (IAOC Liaison, non-voting)
 Adam Roach
 Robert Sparks (Lead)

 Sarah Banks (Chair)


0. Review of minutes

The minutes of the 17 November 2016 meeting were approved.

1. Agenda bash

2. Project status
2.1. Format

  Heather Flanagan reported that she is still waiting for the IAOC to 
  vote to award the bids for the new format tools; she expects the vote 
  to happen later this week.

  Heather Flanagan reported that she has been working on HTML files to 
  test the new CSS; she has found some bugs and will issue bug reports 

2.2. Digital Preservation

  Heather Flanagan reported that she is working with Greg Wood on a bog 
  post or IETF journal article about the RFC Series being archived by 
  the National Library of Sweden; the National Library of Sweden will do 
  their own press release. 

  Heather Flanagan is still looking for at least one more official 
  digital archive. Ideally, there would be one official archive on each 
  continent, but for the moment Heather is aiming for two archives in 
  total. Once there are are two archives in place, Heather would like 
  the RPC to stop keeping paper copies, but she acknowledged that she 
  will need to have a conversation with the IETF Trust about that.

2.3. Style Guide update

  Heather Flanagan noted that with the digital signatures project going 
  dormant, her next priority is to update the RFC Style Guide to address 
  outstanding questions about citations and what text will need to 
  change with the new RFC formats.

3. RSOC endorsement of draft-iab-rfc-preservation 

  The RSOC agreed to ask the IAB to send draft-iab-rfc-preservation out 
  for community review. Heather Flanagan will send the request to the 

4. STM Workshop

  Heather Flanagan noted that she sent her report from the STM Workshop 
  last week. The scholarly publishing world's current challenges include 
  how people find their material in this day and age; libraries do not 
  catalog open-access journals in the same way they catalog subscription 
  journals, but researchers are being encouraged to publish open-access. 
  Identity and access management is also a challenge, as most libraries 
  control access to materials based on IP address, which is problematic. 

  Heather Flanagan also attended sessions on standards such as EPUB and 
  HTML5, and how they affect the publishing industry.

5. AOB