Here's an excerpt from a note from Tony Hammond on the IETF URI Review
mailing list. Kind of chilling stuff is suddenly required to publish
_any_ Internet-Draft. Serious IPR conflicts, I think.
Tony Hammond wrote:
According to the new procedure your I-D has to included some
statements. Please check the
for more details.
The message was only posted out to ietf-announce at ietf.org on June 17.
For example, _all_ I-Ds now need to start off with this statement on IPR
(bit odd because only the first person form seems to be allowed)
By submitting this Internet-Draft, I certify that any applicable
patent or other IPR claims of which I am aware have been disclosed,
and any of which I become aware will be disclosed, in accordance with
Food for thought...
Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
Blue Roof Music / High North Inc
PO Box 221 Grand Marais, MI 49839
email: imcdonald at sharplabs.com