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[ih] Who owns old RFCs ?
Just to close the loop, many recent RFCs which are updates of older ones
include this lawyer-approved legend:
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Contributions published or made publicly available before November
10, 2008. The person(s) controlling the copyright in some of this
material may not have granted the IETF Trust the right to allow
modifications of such material outside the IETF Standards Process.
Without obtaining an adequate license from the person(s) controlling
the copyright in such materials, this document may not be modified
outside the IETF Standards Process, and derivative works of it may
not be created outside the IETF Standards Process, except to format
it for publication as an RFC or to translate it into languages other
On 24-Apr-20 08:52, John R. Levine via Internet-history wrote:
>> Ray collected some signed forms that signed over rights (but I am not sure exactly what rights) to the Trust - he
>> does not have copies of the forms with I'm but he might have some at a location in NC which he will check
>> sometime in May when he visits there - but he thinks he likely left the forms with ISOC when he left
> We have a copy of Ray's hard drive which has a few signed scans of the
> form that Brian sent. I'll tell ISOC that if anyone is ever in the office
> (not likely any time soon) they might see if they can figure out where
> Ray's stuff ended up.
> John Levine, johnl at taugh.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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