Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
Born: 1959 in Namsos, Norway
- Norwegian computer scientist. Former chairman of the Internet Engineering Task Force from 2001 until 2005.
- Author of several important RFCs, many in the general area of internationalization and localization.
- Has worked for Norsk Data, UNINETT, EDB Maxware and Cisco Systems, Inc.
- Currently works for Google.
- RFC 2148 (BCP 15) Deployment of the Internet White Pages Service.
- RFC 2277 (BCP 18) IETF Policy on Character Sets and Languages.
- RFC 5226 (BCP 26) Guidelines for Writing an IANA Considerations Section in RFCs.
- RFC 2438 (BCP 27) Advancement of MIB specifications on the IETF Standards Track.
- RFC 1766 + RFC 3066 Tags for the Identification of Languages (was BCP 47).
- RFC 3932 (BCP 92) The IESG and RFC Editor Documents: Procedures.
- RFC 3935 (BCP 95) A Mission Statement for the IETF.