This message is to announce that the IETF Trustees have reached
a new version of the Trust Legal Provisions (TLP), to be effective 12
September, 2009. The
Grace period for old-boilerplate will begin on that date, and last
through 12 December, 2009.
The new document updating the Trust Legal Provisions was approved by
the Trustees after a consideration of "last call" comments in a
telechat on September 3rd, and is available from
or directly at
Informally, this version has been referred to as "TLP Version 3.0."
The requests for comments for this change were issued on June 23, 2009
1:32:05 AM EDT and updated July 18, 2009 12:55:41 PM EDT, in messages
Proposed Revisions to the IETF Trust Legal Provisions (TLP)
The Trustees would like to thank everyone who participated in the
vigorous discussion about these changes.
The Trustees request that discussion of this response be on the
tlp-interest list, tlp-interest(_at_)ietf(_dot_)org, with cc to
trustees(_at_)ietf(_dot_)org . This list can be joined here
A description of the changes from the previous Legal Provisions, those
effective 15 February 2009 and to be obsoleted 12 September 2009, will
be provided on that list.
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