IETF News

IETF 97 At–A–Glance

By: Michelle Speckler

Date: March 19, 2017

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IETF 97 At–A–Glance

Onsite participants: 1,042

Remote participants: 238

Newcomers: 154

Number of countries: 52

Hackathon participants: 140+

IETF Activity since IETF 96 (17 July–13 November 2016)

New WGs: 6

WGs closed: 4

WGs currently chartered: 146

New and revised Internet-Drafts (I-Ds): 1419

RFCs published: 88

  • 53 Standards Track, 3 BCP, 3 Experimental, 29 Informational

IANA Activity since IETF 96 (July–October 2016)

Processed 1281+ IETF-related requests, including:

  • Reviewed 95 I-Ds in Last Call and 91 I-Ds in Evaluation
  • Reviewed 94 I-Ds prior to becoming RFCs, 51 of the 94 contained actions for IANA

Added two new stand-alone registries since IETF 96 (July–October 2016): iodef2, clue

SLA Performance (May–October 2016)

  • Processing goal average for IETF-related requests: 99.6%
  • The 2017 SLA between ICANN and IAOC for the protocol parameter work is being drafted for review and approval.

IANA and DNSSEC

  • As of 9 October 2016, 1351 TLDs have a full chain of trust from the root. http://stats.research.icann.org/dns/tld_report/.
  • Ceremony 26 was executed successfully on 11 August 2016. Ceremony 27 was executed successfully on 27 October 2016.
  • Ceremony 28 is planned for 2 February 2017. https://www.iana.org/dnssec/ceremonies/28.

RFC Editor Activity since IETF 96 (July–October 2016)

Published RFCs: 91

  • 71 IETF (8 IETF non-WG), 2 IAB, 4 IRTF, 6 Independent

Improvements to the website based on community feedback; expect launch of live version prior to IETF 98.

Website to document coding projects based on IETF specifications has been renamed CodeStand. (See page 9 for more information about CodeStand.)

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