Re: IETF areas re-organisation steps

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Fri, 26 December 2014 17:26 UTC

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On 12/26/2014 8:50 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> Maybe we can take a short hiatus from our relentless cute naming and call it what it is: UPPER.

That's reasonable.

An alternative that is equally un-cute but highlights one of the more
salient aspects of this realm of work:

   End2End (E2E)

The technologies in this new area all reside in the end systems, rather
than the underlying packet-switching infrastructure.

d/

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Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking
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