Re: IRC/Realtime Chat WG

> > > Has any thought been given to the creation of an IRC or other realtime chat
> > > working group?

> >

> Yeah, I saw impp, however it really doesn't apply to IRC, and seems to have
> quite a different target that what I was looking for.

While it may not apply to IRC specifically, it definitely does touch on the
area of realtime chat.

> The goals I was more considering were a new IRC RFC that takes into account
> most/all of the server/client communications(which I realize someone is
> working on now), as well as architecting enhancements to the IRC protocol in
> a standard way.

It would certainly be a nice thing to do. But frankly, I don't think the IETF
has the bandwidth at present to undertake two such efforts.


Received on Friday, 31 December 1999 21:45:44 UTC