Ned Freed

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Ned Freed has contributed as an IETF participant and RFC writer to a significant number of internet protocol standards.

Life[edit]

Edwin Earl "Ned" Freed was born in 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He graduated from Groton School in 1978. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in 1982.

After College he set up a company, Innosoft, with two friends working on PMDF messaging systems on DEC Vax systems. By 1993 he was involved in the MIME standard RFC1341.[1]

From 1998 to 2000 he served as a member of the Internet Architecture Board. He then served on the Internet Engineering Steering Group from 2000 to 2004. He currently works for Oracle Corporation as a Senior Principal Engineer.

Contributions[edit]

  • Chair, nntpext, NNTP Extensions. IETF working group, Applications area. Concluded October 2005.
  • Chair, notary, Notifications and Acknowledgements Requirements. IETF working group, Applications area. Concluded November 1995.
  • Chair, receipt, Receipt Notifications for Internet Mail. IETF working group, Applications area. Concluded April 1998.
  • Chair, rescap, Resource Capabilities Discovery. IETF working group, Applications area. Concluded October 2003.
  • Chair, smtpext, Internet Mail Extensions. IETF working group, Applications area. Concluded March 1993.

He is the author or co-author of several IETF RFCs, most relating to e-mail or security. As of 2011 they include:

  • RFC 6152, with John Klensin, Marshall Rose, and Dave Crocker, SMTP Service Extension for 8bit-MIMEtransport,
  • RFC 6009, Sieve Email Filtering: Delivery Status Notifications and Deliver-By Extensions,
  • RFC 5784, with Srinivas Saisatish Vedam, Sieve Email Filtering: Sieves and Display Directives in XML,
  • RFC 5463, Sieve Email Filtering: Ihave Extension,
  • RFC 5260, Sieve Email Filtering: Date and Index Extensions,
  • RFC 5230, with Tim Showalter, Sieve Email Filtering: Vacation Extension,
  • RFC 5183, Sieve Email Filtering: Environment Extension,
  • RFC 4289, with John Klensin, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Four: Registration Procedures,
  • RFC 4288, with John Klensin, Media Type Specifications and Registration Procedures,
  • RFC 2979, Behavior of and Requirements for Internet Firewalls,
  • RFC 2978, with Jon Postel, IANA Charset Registration Procedures,
  • RFC 2964, with Keith Moore, Use of HTTP State Management,
  • RFC 2920, SMTP Service Extension for Command Pipelining,
  • RFC 2789, with Steve Kille, Mail Monitoring MIB,
  • RFC 2788, with Steve Kille, Network Services Monitoring MIB,
  • RFC 2480, Gateways and MIME Security Multiparts,
  • RFC 2442, with Daniel Newman, Jacques Belissent and Mark Hoy, The Batch SMTP Media Type,
  • RFC 2231, with Keith Moore, MIME Parameter Value and Encoded Word Extensions: Character Sets, Languages, and Continuations,
  • RFC 2049, with Nathaniel Borenstein, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Five: Conformance Criteria and Examples,
  • RFC 2046, with Nathaniel Borenstein, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Two: Media Types,
  • RFC 2045, with Nathaniel Borenstein, Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part One: Format of Internet Message Bodies,
  • RFC 2034, SMTP Service Extension for Returning Enhanced Error Codes,
  • RFC 2017, with Keith Moore and Alan Cargille, Definition of the URL MIME External-Body Access-Type,
  • RFC 1870, with John Klensin and Keith Moore, SMTP Service Extension for Message Size Declaration,
  • RFC 1869, with John Klensin, Marshall Rose, and Einar Stefferud, SMTP Service Extensions,
  • RFC 1848, with Steve Crocker, James Galvin, and Sandy Murphy, MIME Object Security Services,
  • RFC 1847, with James Galvin, Sandy Murphy, and Steve Crocker, Security Multiparts for MIME: Multipart/Signed and Multipart/Encrypted,
  • RFC 1845, with Dave Crocker and Alan Cargille, SMTP Service Extension for Checkpoint/Restart.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geek of the week 15 dec 1993". Retrieved 2009-09-14. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Networksorucery - Frred, Ned". Retrieved 2009-09-14.