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Concluded WG Quality Information Services (quis)

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WG Name Quality Information Services
Acronym quis
Area Applications Area (app)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-quis-01 Approved
Document dependencies
Personnel Chairs April Marine, Mitra Ardron
Tech Advisor Dr. Erik Huizer
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Archive body=`index quality'

Final 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.


Date Milestone Associated documents
Dec 1995 Submit the operational and technical recommendations Internet-Draft as an Informational RFC.
Jul 1995 Submit initial Internet-Drafts addressing operational and technical recommendations for providing maximally reliable information services.
Jul 1995 Submit the link failure analysis Internet-Draft as an Informational RFC.
Mar 1995 Submit Internet-Draft detailing results of the link failure analysis done in San Jose.

Done milestones

Date Milestone Associated documents
Done Meet at the San Jose IETF, and analyse link failures and their causes.