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Catch up on what happened in the IETF during 2023

The IETF Snapshot provides a short summary of IETF activity for the previous year, including meeting participation, Internet-Drafts and RFCs, and Working Groups.

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Upcoming events

  • IETF 120 Vancouver

    IETF 120 Vancouver

    IETF 120 starts Saturday 20 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 26 July.

  • IETF 121 Dublin

    IETF 121 Dublin

    IETF 121 starts Saturday 2 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 8 November.

    Dublin, Ireland
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What's new?

  • IETF mailing lists delivery issues resolved

    During a period from May 6 to May 9, a number of messages intended for IETF, IRTF, IAB, IESG, and RFC-Editor email lists were accepted by email services, but not forwarded to the list members or the list archives. All identified messages have now been processed by intended mailing lists for delivery to current list subscribers, and will appear in list archives.

    21 May 2024
  • Experimental survey of meeting non-returners

    We are experimenting with a new survey to help understand why people participate in one IETF meeting but not the meeting following.

    26 Apr 2024
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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:

Next IETF Meeting

Stay tuned for the latest information on the next IETF meeting scheduled for 20-26 July 2024

Visit the IETF 120 Vancouver meeting webpage