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3GPP-IETF Standardization Collaboration (RFC3113)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000005301D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-18
Document File: 8 page(s) / 12K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. Rosenbrock: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This document describes the standardization collaboration between 3GPP and IETF.

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Network Working Group                                      K. Rosenbrock
Request for Comments: 3113                                3GPP PCG Chair
Category: Informational                                      R. Sanmugam
                                                                Ericsson
                                                              S. Bradner
                                                      Harvard University
                                                              J. Klensin
                                                                    AT&T
                                                               June 2001


                3GPP-IETF Standardization Collaboration

Status of this Memo

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

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2001).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document describes the standardization collaboration between
   3GPP and IETF.

1. Conventions used in this document

   This document uses significant terminology that is specialized to
   IETF, 3GPP, or their areas of work.  See Appendix A for definitions
   of acronyms.  The organizational definitions can be found in their
   respective web-sites.

2. Introduction

   This document contains a set of principles and guidelines that serves
   as the basis for establishing the collaboration between 3GPP and
   IETF, with the objective of securing timely development of technical
   specification that facilitate maximum interoperability with existing
   (fixed and mobile) Internet systems, devices, and protocols.

   Each organization will operate according to their own rules and
   procedures including rules governing IPR policy, specification
   elaboration, approval and maintenance.

Rosenbrock, et al.           Informational                      [Page 1]
RFC 3113        3GPP-IETF Standardization Collaboration        June 2001


3. Reasons For Collaboration

3.1 3GPP use of IETF Internet Standards

   In the further development of 3GPP specifications, the benefit of
   adopting Internet specifications has been identified.

   The preferred 3GPP approach is to use the Internet standards
   unchanged, if feasible.  In any case, 3GPP has no intention to
   duplicate work performed in IETF.

   However,...