forming an IETF AQM working group

Martin Stiemerling martin.stiemerling at
Mon Jul 22 08:30:02 UTC 2013


For those who are interested in Active Queue Management (AQM):

The IETF is trying to start a working group in the Transport
Area to focus on Active Queue Management (AQM) and packet
scheduling or fair queuing algorithms.

There is a mailing list setup at:

Anyone interested is free and welcomed to join the discussion.
We especially want to have people with different perspectives
participating, including hardware and software developers for
different types of systems, network operators, academics, etc.

There will also be a Birds of a Feather (BoF) meeting at the
IETF meeting in Berlin ( later
this month, which we wanted to make people aware of.  The
goal of the meeting is to form a working group following the

A draft charter that is being discussed can be found here:



IETF Transport Area Director

martin.stiemerling at

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