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IAB Concerns and Recommendations Regarding Internet Research and Evolution (RFC3869)

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Aug-24
Document File: 31 page(s) / 78K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Atkinson: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

This document discusses IAB concerns that ongoing research is needed to further the evolution of the Internet infrastructure, and that consistent, sufficient non-commercial funding is needed to enable such research.

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Network Working Group                                   R. Atkinson, Ed.

Request for Comments: 3869                                 S. Floyd, Ed.

Category: Informational                      Internet Architecture Board

                                                             August 2004

                    IAB Concerns and Recommendations

               Regarding Internet Research and Evolution

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 (2004).

Abstract

   This document discusses IAB concerns that ongoing research is needed

   to further the evolution of the Internet infrastructure, and that

   consistent, sufficient non-commercial funding is needed to enable

   such research.

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

       1.1.  Document Organization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

       1.2.  IAB Concerns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

       1.3.  Contributions to this Document . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

   2.  History of Internet Research and Research Funding. . . . . . .  4

       2.1.  Prior to 1980. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       2.2.  1980s and early 1990s. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

       2.3.  Mid-1990s to 2003. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

       2.4.  Current Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

   3.  Open Internet Research Topics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

       3.1.  Scope and Limitations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

       3.2.  Naming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8

             3.2.1.   Domain Name System (DNS). . . . . . . . . . . .  8

             3.2.2.   New Namespaces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9

       3.3.  Routing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9

             3.3.1.   Inter-domain Routing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

             3.3.2.   Routing Integrity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

             3.3.3.   Routing Algorithms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

             3.3.4.   Mobile and Ad-Hoc Routing . . . . . . . . . . . 13

       3.4.  Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Atkinson & Floyd             Informational                      [Page 1]

RFC 3869            Research Funding Recommendations         August 2004

             3.4.1.   Formal Methods....