Network Working Group G. Huston
Request for Comments: 1690
Category: Informational August 1994
Introducing the Internet Engineering
and Planning Group (IEPG)
Status of this Memo
This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of
this memo is unlimited.
This memo introduces the IEPG to the Internet Community. The IEPG is
an Internet Service Operators' forum, intended to assist Service
Operators to coordinate in operational aspects of managing Internet
1. Charter of the Internet Engineering and Planning Group
Domain of Activity
The Internet Engineering and Planning Group (IEPG) is a group
principally comprised of Internet Service Operators.
The common objective of the group is to promote a technically
coordinated operational environment of the Global Internet.
The activities of the IEPG will be within the following areas:
- To facilitate the operations and management of Global Internet
- To promote the introduction of new Internet services within the
Global Internet, and
- Liaison with related Internet Operations groups and liaison with
technical development groups.
Explicitly the IEPG is not a group which will conduct activities
of a technical developmental nature.
Membership of the IEPG shall be open. Any individual may subscribe
to the IEPG mailing list, and all meeting announcements, meeting
agenda, meetings and meeting reports shall be made openly
The IEPG will maintain an archive of material available using
World Wide Web (WWW) access tools. The location of this WWW
archive, and this charter will be disseminated to the Internet
community through an Informational RFC.
2. IEPG membership and IEPG mailing list
Membership of the IEPG is open. Any member of the Internet community
may join the IEPG mailing list. The mailing list is "firstname.lastname@example.org".
Anyone may join the list by subscribing to "email@example.com".
3. Archive of IEPG material
All IEPG material is archived at "http://iepg.org/iepg"
4. Security Considerations
Security issues are not discussed in this memo.
5. Author's Address
Australian Academic and Research Network
GPO Box 1142
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: +61 6 249 3385
Fax: +61 6 249 1369