Internet User Glossary (userglos) Charter

NOTE: This charter is accurate as of the 33rd IETF Meeting in Stockholm. It may now be out-of-date. (Consider this a "snapshot" of the working group from that meeting.) Up-to-date charters for all active working groups can be found elsewhere in this Web server.


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Description of Working Group

The Internet User Glossary Working Group is chartered to create an Internet glossary of networking terms and acronyms for the Internet community.

The working group will update the existing Internet Users' Glossary (RFC-1392, FYI-18), which is now over two years old. The group will make any necessary corrections and add new terminology which has evolved since the last edition was created.

Goals and Milestones

Review Internet user needs and format for a glossary. Discussion of current ideas about the glossary and the outline development. Finalize outline and organization of the glossary.
Draft of glossary will be prepared, draft to be reviewed and modified.
finalize draft glossary.
draft to IETF Secretary. Follow-up with the submission of the glossary to RFC Editor as an FYI RFC.
Examine the particular Internet user needs for a glossary and define the scope. Review, amend, and approve the Charter as necessary. Discussion of Userglos Working Group Chair nominations submitted by USWGers.
Meet at Stockholm IETF to assemble corrections and additions to be used for the update of RFC 1392 (FYI 18).
Sep 95
Issue Internet-Draft for new edition of FYI 18.
Dec 95
Meet at Dallas IETF to conduct final review of the Internet-Draft.
Jan 96
Submit Internet-Draft to IESG for consideration as a update to RFC1392.

No Current Internet-Drafts

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