Christian Huitema

Carl Malamud interviews Christian Huitema, the new chair of the Internet Architecture Board. The interview was conducted at the Columbus, Ohio IETF meeting in March. Huitema, prior to taking on his bureaucratic burden, was chair of the SIP working group. SIP is one of the strong participants in the race to become the next generation of IP. Huitema talks about the importance of simplicity in protocol design and gives a unique perspective on issues such as policy routing, resource reservation, and other key considerations at the network layer.

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