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Introducing the Internet Engineering and Planning Group (IEPG) (RFC1690)

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Original Publication Date: 1994-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 2 page(s) / 3K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

G. Huston: AUTHOR

Abstract

This memo introduces the IEPG to the Internet Community. The IEPG is an Internet Service Operators' forum, intended to assist Service Operators to coordinate in operational aspects of managing Internet services.

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Network Working Group G. Huston

Request for Comments: 1690 AARNet

Category: Informational August 1994

Introducing the Internet Engineering

and Planning Group (IEPG)

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo

does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

This memo introduces the IEPG to the Internet Community. The IEPG is

an Internet Service Operators' forum, intended to assist Service

Operators to coordinate in operational aspects of managing Internet

services.

1. Charter of the Internet Engineering and Planning Group

Domain of Activity

The Internet Engineering and Planning Group (IEPG) is a group

principally comprised of Internet Service Operators.

Goal

The common objective of the group is to promote a technically

coordinated operational environment of the Global Internet.

Activities

The activities of the IEPG will be within the following areas:

- To facilitate the operations and management of Global Internet

services,

- To promote the introduction of new Internet services within the

Global Internet, and

- Liaison with related Internet Operations groups and liaison with

technical development groups.

Explicitly the IEPG is not a group which will conduct activities

of a technical developmental nature.

Constituency

Membership of the IEPG shall be open. Any individual may subscribe

to the IEPG mailing list, and all meeting announcements, meeting

agenda, meetings and meeting reports shall be made openly

available.

Reporting

The IEPG will maintain an archive of material available using

World Wide Web (WWW) access tools. The location of this WWW

archive, and this charter will be disseminated to the Internet

community through an Informational RFC.

2. IEPG membership and IEPG mailing list

Membership of the IEPG is open. Any member of the Internet community

may join the IEPG mailing list. The mailing list is "iepg@iepg.org".

Anyone may join the list by subscribing to "iepg-request@iepg.org".

3. Archive of IEPG material

All IEPG material is archived at "http://iepg.org/iepg".

4. Security Considerations

Security issues are not discussed in this memo.

5. Author's Address

Geoff Huston

Australian Academic and Research Network

GPO Box 1142

Canberra ACT 2601