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  • IETF 117 Highlights

    IETF 117 is a few weeks behind us and Dhruv Dhody, IAB Member and liaison to the IESG, took the opportunity to report on a few highlights and some impressions.

    • Dhruv DhodyIAB Member and liaison to the IESG
    21 Aug 2023
  • Proposed response to meeting venue consultations and the complex issues raised

    The IETF Administration LLC recently sought feedback from the community on the possibility of holding an IETF Meeting in the cities of Beijing, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur and Shenzhen, with received feedback including views that were well expressed and well argued but strongly conflicting. The IETF LLC has considered this feedback in-depth and now seeks community feedback on its proposed response.

    • Jay DaleyIETF Executive Director
    21 Aug 2023
  • Submit Birds of a Feather session proposals for IETF 118

    Now's the time to submit Birds of a Feather session (BOFs) ideas for the IETF 118 meeting 4-10 November 2023, with proposals due by 8 September.

      16 Aug 2023
    • Applied Networking Research Workshop 2023 Review

      More than 250 participants gathered online and in person for ANRW 2023, the academic workshop that provides a forum for researchers, vendors, network operators, and the Internet standards community to present and discuss emerging results in applied networking research.

      • Maria ApostolakiANRW Program co-chair
      • Francis YanANRW Program co-chair
      16 Aug 2023
    • IETF 117 post-meeting survey

      IETF 117 San Francisco was held 22-28 July 2023 and the results of the post-meeting survey are now available on a web-based interactive dashboard.

      • Jay DaleyIETF Executive Director
      11 Aug 2023

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    New Version of the Tao of the IETF

    • Kathleen MoriartyEditor, Tao of the IETF
    • Niels ten OeverEditor, Tao of the IETF

    23 May 2019

    Since 1993 the Tao of the IETF has functioned as the guide for new attendees to the IETF. Over time both the IETF and the Tao have changed. The last revision of the Tao was in 2012, which led us to believe it might be time for a new version.

    Screenshot of the New Tao of the IETF

    This new version is what we would like to present to you today. 

    We, the editors, have built on the work of great editors before us, and benefited greatly from suggestions, comments, and reviews from the community in general, and from the tao-discuss list and the Internet Engineering Steering Group specifically. 

    We hope you will deem the new version of the Tao an improvement, and above all we hope this will help and stimulate new participants to become part of our community.

    Translations of previous versions of the Tao have been contributed by several organizations. If you or your organization would be interested in contributing a translation of this updated version, please contact the IETF Chair.

    If you have comments, questions or suggestions, these are all very welcome on the tao-discuss list, and we are also very happy suggestions in the form of pull requests on Github.

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