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IETF 110 Live!

More than 1000 participants are set to join more than 100 meeting sessions on 8-12 March. Registration for online participation is still open, with select sessions livestreamed.

See links to livestreams and meeting registration.

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    IETF 110 Online 

    IETF 110 starts Monday 08 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 12 March. Sessions will run from 12:00-18:00 UTC each day.

    Online
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    IETF 111 San Francisco 

    IETF 111 starts Saturday 24 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 30 July.

    San Francisco
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What's new?

  • Pre-IETF 110 technical update 

    With the IETF 110 meeting beginning next week, this post provides an update on the steps that have been taken since IETF 109 to improve the technical services that support participation in IETF online meetings.

    2 Mar 2022
  • Applied Network Research Prize presentations at IETF 110 

    A pair of presentations featured during the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) Open session of the IETF 110 Online meeting (8-12 March 2021) will highlight the application of machine learning to video bit-rate adaptation and Domain Name System (DNS) caching and privacy.

    4 Mar 2021
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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:

Search IETF Datatracker

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

RTCWeb

The (now concluded) RTCWEB working group defined specifications for interactive rich communication using audio, video, collaboration, games, etc. between two peers' web-browsers so that interoperable…

rtcweb rtcweb@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

The JSON Meta Application Protocol (JMAP)

This document specifies a protocol for clients to efficiently query, fetch, and modify JSON-based data objects, with support for push notification of changes and fast resynchronisation and for out-of…

RFC 8620was: RFC 8620

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