Chapter 3. The Quest for Freedom of Choice

What You Will Learn

After reading this chapter, you should be able to answer the following questions:

Image What is the IETF?

Image What is the difference between open standards and closed, or proprietary, technologies?

Image What is interoperability?

Image What is the benefit of interoperability?

How do you create and maintain ...

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