This is a must-have book for every Internet software designer! This unique guide provides abstracts of nearly 300 standards and specifications, and listings on over 200 other Internet-related documents. The book explains what each standard covers, its appropriate software design category, and where to obtain copies of the complete document. The book deals with standards and specifications that cover topics such as: API 's, authentication, binding, bridges, CIDR, databases, DHCP, e-mail, encryption, gateway, HIPPI, HTML, HTP, IMAP, IP, JPEG, keys, LAN, Mailbox, MIBs, MIME, MPEG, networks, nodes, POP, privacy, RIP, routers, security, servers, SGML, TCP, TCP/IP, URL, URN, video, web languages, X400, X500, XML, and many more. The book lists specifications produced by organizations such as: AES, AIIM, ANSI, DoD, IEEE, IMS, ISO, ISOC, ITU-T, Microsoft, Netscape, NIST, SMPTE, Sun, VXI, and W3C. It 's an excellent reference for software personnel and managers, contract administrators, and attorneys needing to cite standards in contracts.
Stan Magee is president of Software Engineering Process Technology Company, Issaquah, Washington, and holds an M.B.A. in international business from the University of Puget Sound. Mr. Magee is Co-Convenor of WG 8 for ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 Software Engineering standards group and has been a U.S. delegate to the International Plenary meeting for over 10 years. In 1995 he was elected to the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core of 500 people who have significantly served the IEEE Society in standards development over its 50 year history.
Leonard Tripp is a Technical Fellow in software engineering at the Boeing Company and is responsible for the avionics software standards at Boeing Commercial Airplane. He currently chairs the IEEE Software Engineering Standards Committee and the United States Technical Advisory Group to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7, Software Engineering. Mr. Tripp is the 1999 President of the IEEE Computer Society. The author of two books and over forty technical papers, he obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in mathematics from Brigham Young University.