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Registration is now open for IETF 111, which starts Monday, 26 July and runs through Friday, 30 July

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    IETF 111 Online 

    IETF 111 starts Monday, 26 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 30 July. Sessions will run from 12:00-18:00 PDT (19:00-01:00 UTC) each day.

    Online
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    IETF 112 Madrid 

    IETF 112 starts Saturday 06 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 12 November.

    Madrid
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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.).

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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.

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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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