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Network Working Group S. Bradner Network Working Group S. Bradner
Internet-Draft Harvard University Internet-Draft Harvard University
Editor Editor
October 2005 December 2005
RFC 3978 Update RFC 3978 Update
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Abstract Abstract
This Internet Draft proposes two additions to "IETF Rights in This document modifies "IETF Rights in Contributions" so that the
Contributions" (RFC3978). The first addition permits the extraction IETF gets the right to permit extraction of material from RFCs, and
of material from IETF RFCs for a wide range of uses. The second the right to permit others to create derivative works outside the
addition obtains from contributors the right, but not the IETF process.
requirement, to grant permission to create derivative outside of the
IETF Standards Process. It does not constrain how the IETF exercises those rights.
Copyright Notice Copyright Notice
Copyright (C) The Internet Society. (2005) Copyright (C) The Internet Society. (2005)
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
Currently the IETF requires that authors of contributions to the IETF Currently the IETF requires that authors of contributions to the IETF
grant to the IETF a limited set of non-exclusive rights and grant to the IETF a limited set of non-exclusive rights and
permissions to a document as part of the process of submitting the permissions to a document as part of the process of submitting the
contribution. These rights and permissions are detailed in Section contribution. These rights and permissions are detailed in Section
3.3 of "IETF Rights in Contributions" (RFC 3978 - BCP 78) [RFC3978]. 3.3 of "IETF Rights in Contributions" (RFC 3978 - BCP 78) [RFC3978].
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