Standards, IETF and Google

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Web Technologies on October 08, 2008



Standards, of many different kinds, are important to Google. The standards of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) are important to the Internet, and therefore important to Google. This talk will:

  • present the Google standards intergrouplet, which does coordination of standards activities at Google
  • give an introduction to the IETF and how the IETF works
  • talk about the Email Address Internationalization effort, which recently released its core specifications

Speaker: Harald Alvestrand
Harald is a Norwegian TLM who has been with Google for two years. He was chair of the IETF from 2001 to 2005, and has been continuously active on Internet standards since 1991.

Google Tech Talks
September, 18 2008

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