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Overview of 2000 IAB Wireless Internetworking Workshop (RFC3002)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-17

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D. Mitzel: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document provides an overview of a workshop held by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) on wireless internetworking. The workshop was hosted by Nokia in Mountain View, CA, USA on February 29 thru March 2, 2000. The goal of the workshop was to assess current and future uses of Internet technology in wireless environments, to make recommendations on research and standardization tasks to improve acceptance of Internet network and transport protocols in wireless environments, and to evaluate methods to improve communication and collaboration among Internet standards working groups and those of the telephony and wireless sectors. This report summarizes the conclusions and recommendations of the IAB on behalf of the IETF community.

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Network Working Group D. Mitzel Request for Comments: 3002 Nokia Category: Informational December 2000

Overview of 2000 IAB Wireless Internetworking Workshop

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This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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Abstract

This document provides an overview of a workshop held by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) on wireless internetworking. The workshop was hosted by Nokia in Mountain View, CA, USA on February 29 thru March 2, 2000. The goal of the workshop was to assess current and future uses of Internet technology in wireless environments, to make recommendations on research and standardization tasks to improve acceptance of Internet network and transport protocols in wireless environments, and to evaluate methods to improve communication and collaboration among Internet standards working groups and those of the telephony and wireless sectors. This report summarizes the conclusions and recommendations of the IAB on behalf of the IETF community.

Comments should be submitted to the IAB-Wireless-Workshop@ietf.org mailing list.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2 Presentation Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3 Discussion and Observations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.1 Discussion on "Walled Garden" Service Model . . . . . 9 3.2 Discussion on Mobility and Roaming . . . . . . . . . 10 3.2.1 Discussion on Mobility and Roaming Model . . . . . . 11 3.2.2 Discussion on Mobility and Roaming Protocols . . . . 11 3.2.3 Discussion on Mobility and Roaming Services . . . . . 12 3.3 Discussion on Security Model . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.3.1 Discussion on User Identity . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.3.2 Discussion on WAP Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

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3.3.3 Discussion on 3G Network Security . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.4 Discussion on Transports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 3.4.1 Discussion on Link Characteristics and Mobility

Effect on Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 3.4.2 Discussion on WAP Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 3.4.3 Discussion on IETF Transport Activities . . . . . . . 16 3.5 Discussion on Aeronautical Telecommunication Network

(ATN) Routing Policy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 3.6 Discussion on QoS Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 3.6.1 Discussion on "Last Leg" QoS . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 3.6.2 Discussion on Path QoS Discovery . . . . . . . . . . 19 3.7 Discussion on Header Compression . . . . . . . . . . 20 3.8 Discussion on Applications Protocols . . . . . . . . 21 3.9 Discussion on Proxy Agents . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 3.10 Discussion on Adoption o...