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25 years of IETF: setting standards without kings or votes
Posted by: Jordi on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 11:31 AM
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The Internet Engineering Task Force turned 25 yesterday. In that quarter century, 79 meetings were held in 15 countries and 4,500 RFCs (requests for comment) were written, resulting in 70 Internet Standards and 155 current best practices. Many more protocols are proposed standards and are often widely used, but haven't made it to standard status—yet. This includes HTTP, for instance.
Complete article at ars technica.