Agenda for the May NWG meeting (RFC0140)
Original Publication Date: 1971-May-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
"The problem of designing an operating system for a computer which is to be imbedded in a network has received little attention. In addition to providing those capabilities one normally expects from an advanced multi-programmed system such as file sharing, inter- process communication and a hierarchical process structure, such a system should be structured so that, as nearly as possible, a user process is ig- norant of the actual location in the network of the files and processes with which it is interacting."
NWG Steve Crocker
RFC - 140 UCLA
NIC - 6725 4 May 71
AGENDA FOR THE MAY NWG MEETING
The NWG meeting will be from 8 p.m., Sunday, May 16 through
Wednesday evening May 19. All meetings except Sunday night will take
place in the Wicker Room of the Dennis Hotel. The Sunday even- ing
meeting will take place in the Royal Box Room of the Dennis Hotel.
Evening meetings will start at 8 p.m. Afternoon meetings at 1:30 p.m.
and morning meetings at 9 a.m. We will meet Sunday evening, all day
Monday (three sessions), Tuesday morning and evening and Wednesday
evening. At times when we are not meeting you are invited to use the
Wicker Room for private meetings or whatever. It is reserved thru
Below are the topics to be discussed in each meeting and the list
of relevant RFC numbers which should be read prior to coming.
TIME: Sunday evening
TITLE: Short Reports (RFC's 113, 131, 134)
Each host will give a very short -- five minutes or less -- report on
their state of development, including hardware, NCP and Telnet and
including any applications in progress or planned. In addition, the
committees will summarize their progress and new sites will introduce
themselves. More extended committee reports and discussions will take
TIME: Monday morning
TITLE: NIC and Telnet (RFC's 103, 106, 112, 109,
110, 115, 118, 137, 139)
At 9:00 a.m. Dick Watson will talk about the status, plans and policies
of the NIC.
At 10:00 a.m. Tom O'Sullivan will present the Telnet committee's
proposed protocol and lead a discussion concerning it.
TIME: Monday afternoon
TITLE: File Transfer, TIP, Network Planning (RFC's 114, 122, 133, 136)
and other ARPA Projects
1) Abhai Bhushan of MAC and Jim White of UCSB will discuss their file
2) BBN representatives will talk about the TIP, including
specifications, delivery schedules, prices and protocols.
3) Bob Kahn and Larry Roberts will talk about several aspects of the
Network management and the long-range network planning. This will be an
opportunity for questions on who will manage the Network, how it will
grow and what sites will come on to be directly addressed to Larry.
4) Some other projects are in progress which affect many of the ARPA
sites and are not centered in any particular site. These include
efforts to produce a list-processing system and a speech understanding
TIME: Monday evening
TITLE: Operating Systems and Networks
The protocols being developed in the Network Working Group are similar
to interprocesses communication facilities within operating systems. It
is not fully understood how these protocols should be built, and what
the tradeoffs are for alternatives; the same can be said for