Re: [rsvp-dir] RSVP directorate formed

"James M. Polk" <> Mon, 10 May 2010 18:10 UTC

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This is great news!


At 08:01 AM 5/10/2010, Lars Eggert wrote:
>following the discussion during the IETF-77 TSVAREA meeting on how 
>to better review and progress extensions to (non-TE) RSVP and 
>IntServ, the transport area directors have formed a new RSVP 
>directorate and given it these tasks:
>   * Review of all new work related to RSVP and Integrated Services that
>     is proposed for IETF adoption. The purpose of this review is to
>     advise the ADs and the chairs of the Transport Area Working Group
>     (TSVWG) on whether a particular proposal should be taken on as a
>     work item. The directorate will continue to guide and review such
>     new work in TSVWG until it is ready for publication as an RFC.
>   * Review of selected documents during IETF last call or under IESG
>     review. The directorate monitors ongoing IETF work and should
>     independently decide when a document will benefit from their review,
>     assign a reviewer and enter into a follow-on discussion with the
>     authors. When deemed necessary, the area directors will on occasion
>     directly consult the directorate while forming their opinion on
>     selected documents being under review by the IESG.
>   * Cross-working group review. RSVP documents may have relevance to
>     several working groups, including TSVWG and MPLS-related groups
>     such as MPLS WG and CCAMP WG. The directorate will ensure that
>     drafts submitted to TSV WG are reviewed in the appropriate MPLS-related
>     WGs if necessary, and will bring drafts from the MPLS-related WGs
>     to the attention of the TSV WG as appropriate.
>The directorate can be reached at Additional 
>information about the directorate is at