Re: Call for volunteers for C/C++ API liaison manager

Melinda Shore <melinda.shore@gmail.com> Thu, 01 May 2014 02:36 UTC

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On 4/30/14 3:48 PM, Joe Touch wrote:
> (that doesn't preclude the benefit of a liason to a language-standards
> group, but we shouldn't be seeing IETF proposals for such instances IMO).

Probably not, but it seems pretty clear that deployment
of some IETF protocols has suffered from either the lack
of a comprehensive API, or crappy API.  I'm thinking of
IPSec, newer DNS features, etc.  I think it's very much
in the interest of the IETF to have someone around who
can talk to some of the language standards bodies about
how to expose protocol features, how to deal with options,
etc.

Melinda