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Highlights from IETF 100

Take a look back at the last IETF meeting in Singapore, which included productive working group sessions, hallway conversations, and ad hoc collaboration.

Read the summary from IETF 100

Understanding our documents

  • Internet-Drafts
  • Request for Comments (RFCs)
  • Working Groups

Internet-Drafts

Internet-Drafts are working documents of the IETF, its areas, and its working groups. During the development of a specification, draft versions of the document are made available for informal review and comment by placing them in the IETF's Internet-Draft format.

Request for Comments (RFCs)

The IETF publishes RFCs authored by network operators, engineers and computer scientists to document methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the Internet.

Working groups

Working Groups are the primary mechanism for development of IETF specifications and guidelines. Working Groups are typically created to address a specific problem or to produce one or more specific deliverables (a guideline, standards specification, etc.).

Upcoming events

  • IETF 101 London

    IETF Meetings start Saturday and run through Friday afternoon (13:30), with late scheduling changes.

    London, UK
  • IETF 102 Montreal

    IETF 102 in Montreal

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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What's new?

  • Internet Governance Forum 2017

    The Internet Governance Forum’s meetings bring together Internet user communities, businesses, technical folk, and a set of UN and government bodies.

    9 Jan 2018
  • IETF Website Status Update

    Thanks to everyone who provided further input about the revamped www.ietf.org website around IETF 100.

    18 Dec 2017
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