IETF News

IETF 91 At-A-Glance

By: Mat Ford

Date: March 6, 2015

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Participants: 1,100

Newcomers: 136

Number of countries: 50

IETF Activity since IETF 90 (20 July–9 November 2014)

New WGs: 12

WGs closed: 0

WG currently chartered: 135

New and revised Internet-Drafts (I-Ds): 1665

RFCs published: 86

  • 45 Standards Track, 0 BCP, 3 Experimental, 37 Informational

IESG Restructuring

In October 2014, the IESG announced plans to reorganise the IETF areas and working groups by summer 2015. Goals include:

  • Match IETF structure to current topics
  • Support growth in emerging topic areas
  • Match management resources to workload
  • Improve flexibility re fluctuations in workload and topics

IANA Activity since IETF 90 (July–October 2014)

Processed 1363+ IETF-related requests, including:

  • Reviewed 111 I-Ds in Last Call and reviewed 125 I-Ds in Evaluation
  • Reviewed 82 I-Ds prior to becoming RFCs, 44 of the 82 contained actions for IANA

Document collaboration with the IETF

  • RFC 5226bis finished IETF Last Call on 30 October 2014. Authors are now addressing Last Call comments from the community. https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-leiba-cotton-iana-5226bis/.

SLA Performance (May–October 2014)

  • Processing goal average for IETF-related requests: 99.5%

IANA and DNSSEC

  • As of 4 November 2014, 548 TLDs have a full chain of trust from the root. http://stats.research.icann.org/dns/tld_report/.

RFC Editor Activity since IETF 90 (July 2014–February 2015)

Published RFCs: 167

  • 134 IETF (13 IETF non-WG), 4 IAB, 1 IRTF, 15 Independent

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