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Quality Information Services (quis)
(concluded WG)

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Name: Quality Information Services
Area:Applications Area (app)
State: Concluded
Charter: charter-ietf-quis-01 (Approved)
Chairs: Mitra <>
April Marine <>
Tech Advisor: Erik Huizer <>
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Charter for Working Group

The number of information services (Gopher, WWW, etc.) on the
Internet is
growing rapidly. This poses a problem for administrators,
and providers in maintaining the quality of the information service
opposed to quality of the information itself).

The aim of this working group is to deal with one of the specific
problems with respect to quality of the information service, namely
problems. A link problem is defined as the case where a user selects
link and is returned slow data, no data, incomplete data or wrong

The working group will analyze link failures and their causes, and,
on the analysis, it will devise both technical solutions and
recommendations to address this specific problem.


Meet at the San Jose IETF, and analyse link failures and their causes.
Mar 1995
Submit Internet-Draft detailing results of the link failure analysis done in San Jose.
Jul 1995
Submit the link failure analysis Internet-Draft as an Informational RFC.
Jul 1995
Submit initial Internet-Drafts addressing operational and technical recommendations for providing maximally reliable information services.
Dec 1995
Submit the operational and technical recommendations Internet-Draft as an Informational RFC.