Experiences from Cross-Area Work at the IETF

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in gen area)
Author Jari Arkko 
Last updated 2017-05-16 (latest revision 2013-02-06)
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This memo discusses the reasons for IETF work on topics that cross area boundaries. Such cross-area work presents challenges for the organization of the IETF as well as on how interested parties can participate the work. The memo also provides some suggestions on managing these challenges.


Jari Arkko (jari.arkko@piuha.net)

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