IETF 102 Montreal

Hosted by Juniper Networks, more than 1000 leading network engineers, operators, developers, and researchers are gathered in Montreal on 14-20 July 2018 to "make the Internet work better".

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  • Internet-Drafts
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  • Working Groups


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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.).

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    The QUIC working group will provide a standards-track specification for a UDP-based, stream-multiplexing, encrypted transport protocol, based on pre-standardization implementation and deployment ...

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    IETF 102 Montreal

    IETF 102 starts Saturday 14 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 20 July.

    Montreal, Canada
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What's new?

  • Something for Everyone at IETF 102

    IETF 102, taking place July 14-20 in Montréal, Québec, Canada, is shaping up as a unique gathering for people from across a wide array of Internet engineering backgrounds and disciplines.

    11 Jul 2018
  • Birds of a Feather at IETF 102

    Three community discussion sessions on wide-ranging topics have been approved for IETF 102 in Montreal.

    15 Jun 2018
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