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Re: Announcement of the new Trust Legal Provisions (TLP 4.0)

Subject: Re: Announcement of the new Trust Legal Provisions TLP 4.0
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 08:47:01 -0800 PST
> >>>>> "Julian" == Julian Reschke <[email protected]> writes:

>     Julian> Marshall Eubanks wrote:
>     >> ...  This message is to announce that the IETF Trustees have
>     >> adopted on a new version of the Trust Legal Provisions (TLP), to
>     >> be effective 28 December, 2009. The Grace period for
>     >> old-boilerplate will begin on that date, and last through 1
>     >> February, 2010.  ...

>     Julian> So, unless xml2rfc gets updated in time, people using that
>     Julian> tool won't be able to submit Internet Drafts after February
>     Julian> 1 without additional post-processing? Why the early cut-over
>     Julian> date, compared to the last change (which had a 2+ month
>     Julian> transition period)????

> I'd like to take this a step further: why do we need to update our
> boiler plate at all?  It's my understanding that the incoming rights
> have not been changed at all here; that should and I think does require
> a BCP.

> The trust is updating what rights they give others outside the IETF
> process.  I guess Ic can see why that might affect the boiler plate the
> RFC editor uses.  However, I don't understand why I as an internet draft
> author should have to join the boiler plate of the month club.  I
> thought one reason we set up the inbound vs outbound split was to avoid
> exactly this sort of mess.


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