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draft standard

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A document which is originated by the Internet Engineering Task Force and which represents the penultimate stage in the process of developing an Internet standard. The draft standard source...

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IAB

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Abbrev. for Internet Architecture Board. See Internet Society.

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Internet draft

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An Internet standards document originated by the Internet Engineering Task Force and produced when a Request for Comment has had valid comments incorporated in it. This draft is again...

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Internet Engineering Steering Group

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The operational management arm of the Internet Engineering Task Force.

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Internet Open Trading Protocol

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A specification of a protocol which attempts to improve on existing trading protocols for ecommerce. It has been defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force and makes extensive use of...

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Internet Society

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An umbrella group of organizations which was set up to oversee the growth of the Internet. It is responsible for the work of two further important working groups: the Internet Architecture...

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Internet standard

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A standard sanctioned and recognised as an official standard by the Internet Society. Standards exist for virtually every base technology used on the Internet including the Hypertext Markup...

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IPSEC

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Acronym for Internet Protocol Security. A series of Internet standards, defined in RFC2401 and others, that allow the content of IP packets to be encrypted and/or signed.

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Network File System

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A set of protocols which use TCP-IP to provide a distributed file system. Such protocols are common in large organizations which use the UNIX operating system. It is usually abbreviated to...

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official standard

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A document which has been recognized by the Internet Society as a final Internet standard. Such a standard will have been under the aegis of the Internet Engineering Task Force from the...

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