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Re: Mobile Multimedia Messaging Service

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 13:11:00 +0100 (BST)
To: Mohsen BANAN-Public <public@MOHSEN.BANAN.1.BYNAME.NET>
cc: discuss@apps.ietf.org, ietf-mmms@imc.org, ietf@ietf.org, interest@lists.leapforum.org, interest@lists.emsd.org, interest@lists.esro.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0009181256480.26392-100000@petra.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Mohsen BANAN-Public wrote:

> The beauty of the Internet End-to-End model is that people don't have
> to wait for the IETF to create a working group, a charter, a chair,
> , blessings, .... to move forward.

well, sure, if you don't mind moving forward all by yourself.

> Remember the web (http, ...)? 
> What was IETF's role in Internet's main modern application?

standardising TCP and MIME. Standardising HTTP (RFC2616 and earlier.)

Quite a lot, even if you think the web's just a convergence of
developments from SGML to GIF.


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