A Framework for the Evolution of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority(IANA)
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Internet Architecture Board(IAB)                                     IAB
Internet-Draft                                           O. Kolkman, Ed.
Intended status: Informational                                NLnet Labs
Expires: July 24, 2014                                  January 22, 2014

     A Framework for the Evolution of the Internet Assigned Numbers
                            Authority(IANA)
                      draft-iab-iana-framework-01

Abstract

   This document provides a framework for describing the management of
   Internet registries managed by the Internet Assigned Numbers
   Authority.  It defines terminology describing the various roles and
   responsibilities associated with management of Internet registry
   functions.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2
     1.1.  Internet Registries and Interoperability on the Internet .  2
     1.2.  The IANA function and Internet Registries  . . . . . . . .  3
     1.3.  An IANA Framework  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   2.  Roles in Relation to Internet Registries . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.1.  The Policy Development Role  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.2.  Implementation aspects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       2.2.1.  Evaluation Coordination Role . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       2.2.2.  Maintenance and Publication of Registry Content Role .  7
     2.3.  The Oversight Role . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   3.  Key principles of the IANA framework . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
   4.  Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     4.1.  On Separation of the roles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     4.2.  On Accountability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     4.3.  On Delegation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     4.4.  On the Abbility to create Internet Registries  . . . . . . 10
     4.5.  On the relation to RFC6220 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
   5.  Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     5.1.  Policy Examples  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       5.1.1.  Policy Example 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       5.1.2.  Policy Example 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       5.1.3.  Policy Example 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     5.2.  Evaluation Coordination Role Examples  . . . . . . . . . . 12
       5.2.1.  Evaluation Example 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       5.2.2.  Evaluation Example 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       5.2.3.  Evaluation Example 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     5.3.  Maintenance and Publication of Registry Content  . . . . . 13
       5.3.1.  Maintenance Example 1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       5.3.2.  Maintenance Example 2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     5.4.  Oversight Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       5.4.1.  Oversight Example 1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       5.4.2.  Oversight Example 2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       5.4.3.  Oversight Example 3  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
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