Hannes Tschofenig

Personal blog about various IETF and Internet related activities

 

Archive for July, 2008

Jul
23
2008

Paul Hoffman sent a mail to the SAAG mailing list and is asking for a review of a NIST document on firewalls. Here is the info he provided: Draft SP 800-41 Revision 1, Guidelines on Firewalls and Firewall Policy, provides recommendations on developing firewall policies and on selecting, configuring, testing, deploying, and managing firewalls. The […]

Jul
23
2008

With Proxy Mobile IP there is a lot of interest recently to extend it with all sorts of features, such as Quality of Service support. Now, Raj and Rajeev are organizing a BarBOF at the Dublin IETF meeting on this subject. His announcement on the list can be found here. The mailing list is available […]

Jul
22
2008

Already with the previous IETF meeting we used the IETF meeting to get a few GEOPRIV folks together to write code. Richard Barnes announcement the activity at the GEOPRIV mailing list; here is at the URL. Richard has also written a short slideset about the detailed setup. With this IETF meeting we are planning to […]

Jul
22
2008

In discussions you often hear that there is such a growth in RFCs related to VoIP. I found some data at http://www.rfc3261.net/ Here is one of the pictures from that page: It is somewhat hard to decide what to include in this statistic and unfortunately the webpage does not give enough information. For example, are […]

Jul
21
2008

I have just learned that there was a workshop on IBE with participation from IETF folks. Dean Willis, for example, gave a presentation about his SIP IBE work. So, will IBE and the specific applications go anywhere? Are the claimed advantages big enough? I personally don’t think so.  My main argument is that the problems […]

Jul
18
2008

Art Botterell recently distributed a video on Public Warning Systems. The video can be found here: http://www.emforum.org/OPEN/OPEN-SIG/Presentations/080716present.wmv

Jul
14
2008

In a previous post I mentioned a meeting in Rome on data retention and privacy. Now, I found one of the pictures I made at the trip and I thought it is sort of funny. Here is a picture of the entrance of the building where the meeting took place: