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Suggested IETF 119 Sessions for Getting Familiar with New Topics

These meeting sessions at IETF 119 on 16-22 March will include discussions and proposals that are accessible to a broad range of Internet technologists whether they are new to the IETF or long-time participants.

Get ready for IETF 119 Brisbane

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What's new?

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Search the IETF email archive

Much of the daily work of the IETF is conducted on electronic mailing lists. A new mail archive tool realizing the requirements developed in RFC 6778 is now in use:

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The IETF Datatracker contains data about IETF documents, working groups, meetings, agendas, minutes, presentations, and more:


Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force

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.).

Featured Working Group

Media over QUIC

Media over QUIC (moq) is developing a simple low-latency media delivery solution for ingest and distribution of media. This solution addresses use cases including live streaming, gaming, and media co…

MOQ moq@ietf.org

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.

Featured RFC

QUIC: A UDP-Based Multiplexed and Secure Transport

This document defines the core of the QUIC transport protocol. QUIC provides applications with flow-controlled streams for structured communication, low-latency connection establishment, and network…

RFC 9000was: draft-ietf-quic-transport

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Next IETF Meeting

Stay tuned for the latest information on the next IETF meeting scheduled for 16-22 March 2024

Visit the IETF 119 Brisbane meeting webpage