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[ih] Who owns old RFCs ?

On 4/23/2020 4:54 PM, Joseph Touch via Internet-history wrote:
>> On Apr 23, 2020, at 4:35 PM, Karl Auerbach via Internet-history <internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
>> I do like Vint's idea of an IETF trademark.  Other standards groups require that those who wish to place their mark on products conform to a list of specified requirements.
> That would require a compliance process, i.e., which other orgs (USB, IEEE, etc.) have and we lack. That?s why our requirements are frequently ignored in deployments.

A milder approach might be post-hoc, ad hoc challenges.  A product is 
advertised as conforming but someone (not the IETF) claims it doesn't 
and demonstrates that it doesn't.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking