Chris McDonald, CEO of the Materials Processing Institute, said: "We have enjoyed many long-standing partnerships with leading steel companies and research organisations around the world, and these latest and upcoming RFCS
projects will enhance the steel sector through productivity gains and improvements throughout the production process.
These two RFCs
are known as Host Requirements Documents and cover the requirements for Internet host software.
Andrew Shen, a policy analyst with the Electronic Privacy Information Center, lauds the RFCs
as a step in the right diRFCtion toward eliminating cookie misuse.
The Academy provides financial and staff support for activities initiated by the RFCs
. Program specialists work closely with the RFCs
to facilitate the planning and organization of regional training and other activities, which include curriculum fairs, train-the-trainer workshops, video- and audioconferences, and curriculum and videotape development.
Published online as RFCs
(Request for Comments), these requirements are designated as part of the STD (Standards) document series, and must be supported by any standards-compliant system connected to the Internet.