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Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force is an open standards organization, which develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite. It has membership requirements. All participants and managers are volunteers, though their work is funded by their employers or sponsors; the IETF started out as an activity supported by the US federal government, but since 1993 it has operated as a standards-development function under the auspices of the Internet Society, an international membership-based non-profit organization. The IETF is organized into a large number of working groups and informal discussion groups, each dealing with a specific topic and operates in a bottom-up task creation mode driven by these working groups; each working group has an appointed chairperson, along with a charter that describes its focus, what and when it is expected to produce. It is open to all who want to participate, holds discussions on an open mailing list or at IETF meetings, where the entry fee in July 2014 was US$650 per person.

Mid-2018 the fees are: early bird US$700, late payment US$875, student US$150 and a one day pass for US$375. Rough consensus is the primary basis for decision making. There are no formal voting procedures; because the majority of the IETF's work is done via mailing lists, meeting attendance is not required for contributors. Each working group is intended to complete work on its topic and disband. In some cases, the WG will instead have its charter updated to take on new tasks as appropriate; the working groups are organized into areas by subject matter. Current areas are Applications, Internet and Management, Real-time Applications and Infrastructure, Routing and Transport; each area is overseen with most areas having two co-ADs. The ADs are responsible for appointing working group chairs; the area directors, together with the IETF Chair, form the Internet Engineering Steering Group, responsible for the overall operation of the IETF. The Internet Architecture Board oversees the IETF's external relationships and relations with the RFC Editor.

The IAB provides long-range technical direction for Internet development. The IAB is jointly responsible for the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee, which oversees the IETF Administrative Support Activity, which provides logistical, etc. support for the IETF. The IAB manages the Internet Research Task Force, with which the IETF has a number of cross-group relations. A Nominating Committee of ten randomly chosen volunteers who participate at meetings is vested with the power to appoint and remove members of the IESG, IAB, IASA, the IAOC. To date, no one has been removed by a NomCom, although several people have resigned their positions, requiring replacements. In 1993 the IETF changed from an activity supported by the US Federal Government to an independent, international activity associated with the Internet Society, an international membership-based non-profit organization; because the IETF itself does not have members, nor is it an organization per se, the Internet Society provides the financial and legal framework for the activities of the IETF and its sister bodies.

IETF activities are funded by meeting fees, meeting sponsors and by the Internet Society via its organizational membership and the proceeds of the Public Interest Registry. In December 2005 the IETF Trust was established to manage the copyrighted materials produced by the IETF; the first IETF meeting was attended by 21 US Federal Government-funded researchers on 16 January 1986. It was a continuation of the work of the earlier GADS Task Force. Representatives from non-governmental entities were invited to attend starting with the fourth IETF meeting in October 1986. Since that time all IETF meetings have been open to the public; the IETF met quarterly, but from 1991, it has been meeting three times a year. The initial meetings were small, with fewer than 35 people in attendance at each of the first five meetings; the maximum attendance during the first 13 meetings was only 120 attendees. This occurred at the 12th meeting held during January 1989; these meetings have grown in both scope a great deal since the early 1990s.

Attendance declined with industry restructuring during the early 2000s, is around 1,200. The location for IETF meetings vary greatly. A list of past and future meeting locations can be found on the IETF meetings page; the IETF strives to hold its meetings near. For many years, the goal was three meetings a year, with two in North America and one in either Europe or Asia, alternating between them every other year; the current goal is to hold three meetings in North America, two in Europe and one in Asia during a two-year period. However, corporate sponsorship of the meetings is an important factor and the schedule has been modified from time to time in order to decrease operational costs; the IETF organizes hackathons during the IETF meetings. The focus is on implementing code that will improve standards in terms of quality and interoperability; the details of IETF operations have changed as the organization has grown, but the basic mechanism remains publication of proposed specifications, development based on the proposals and independent testing by participants, republication as a revised proposal, a draft proposal, or as an Internet Standard.

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Glasgow Metropolitan College

Merged into the City of Glasgow College in 2010Glasgow Metropolitan College was a further education college located in Glasgow, Scotland. The College was created on 7 February 2005 by the merger of the Glasgow College of Building & Printing and Glasgow College of Food Technology and itself merged with Central College and Glasgow College of Nautical Studies in 2010; the College of Building and Printing itself was formed from the amalgamation of the College of Building and the College of Printing in 1972. The College of Building has had a presence on the College's current site since 1927; the preceding colleges had a reputation for the provision of courses within the food, tourism and the creative industries. The merger and creation of Glasgow Metropolitan College created Glasgow’s biggest college with over 20,000 student enrolments and 500 members of staff; the College had five campuses within the city the largest being in the city centre at North Hanover Street. The Glasgow College of Building had a presence on this site since 1927 although the current building was constructed in 1964.

It was announced in 2008 that the College would participate in the creation of a'super campus' to be built by 2012 and based in Glasgow city centre. This will be the largest college development project in the UK and will be one of the largest in Europe; the five campuses were all located within the City of Glasgow.

National Rehabilitation Hospital (Dublin)

The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, is an Irish publicly funded hospital that provides rehabilitation treatment for patients who have a physical or cognitive disability due to illness or injury. Although it is funded by the state the hospital is owned by a Catholic religious order, the Sisters of Mercy; the hospital was established when the Sisters of Mercy acquired a property known as "The Ceders" in Dún Laoghaire in 1916. A purpose-built hospital for the treatment of tuberculosis was completed in February 1918; the facility was known as "Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital" and, after converting to use as rehabilitation hospital in 1961, became the National Rehabilitation Hospital in 1994. Although funding for an additional 120 beds had been approved in 2015, the Health Service Executive was criticised for staff shortages at the hospital which caused twelve beds to be unavailable in March 2017 in spite of a waiting list of over 200 patients seeking admission; the hospital has a total of 110 beds but is said to be under-resourced according to advocacy organisation An Soal as well as senior staff of the hospital.

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High Sheriff of Gloucestershire

This is a list of Sheriffs and High Sheriffs of Gloucestershire, who should not be confused with the sheriffs of the City of Gloucester. The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown; the Sheriff was the principal law enforcement officer in the county but over the centuries most of the responsibilities associated with the post have been transferred elsewhere or are now defunct, so that the High Sheriff functions are now ceremonial. The High Sheriff changes every March; as of 2006, the sheriff's territory or bailiwick is covered by the administrative areas of Gloucestershire County Council and of South Gloucestershire District Council. Sir Robert Atkyns, the historian of Gloucester, writing in 1712 stated that no family had produced more Sheriffs of this county than Denys. 1071–c. 1082: Roger de Pitres c. 1082–1096 Durand of Gloucester 1097–1121 Walter de Gloucester 1121–c. 1129: Miles FitzWalter de Gloucester?–1155: Roger Fitzmiles, 2nd Earl of Hereford 1155–1157: Walter de Hereford 1157–1163: William de Beauchamp 1164–1167: William Pypard 1168–1171: Gilbert Pypard 1171–1175: Ralph fitzStephen 1175-1189: William fitzStephen 1190–1195 William Marescallus 1196–1199: Herbert son of Herbert 1199–1206: Willium Marescallus 1207–1208: Richard de Muegros 1209: Gérard d'Athée 1210–1215: Engelard de Cigogné 1216–1220: Ralph Musard 1220-1220: Sir Peter of Edgeworth 1220–1224: Ralph Musard 1225–1230: William Putot 1230-1230: Sir Peter of Edgeworth 1230–1231: William Putot 1232–1234: Henry of Bath 1234–1236: William Talbot 1237–1238: Thurstan de Dispenser 1239–1245: John son of Geoffrey 1246–1250: Robert Walerand 1251–1252: John de Fleminge 1253–1256: Adam de Hittested 1257–1258: William de Lessberrow 1259: Robert de Maysy 1260–1262: John de Brun 1263–1265: Matheus Werill 1266-1270: Reginald de Acle 1271-1278: Ralph Musard 1280: Sir Richard de la Riviere 1281–1284: Walter de Stuchesley 1285–1287: Roger de Lakington 1288–1289: Geoffrey de Mandiacre 1290–1292: Fulco de Locy 1293–1298: Fulco de Locy and Thomas de Gardinis 1299: John de Langley The history of the worthies of England, Volume 1 By Thomas Fuller "www.highsheriffgloucestershire.org.uk".

Retrieved 1 December 2007. Trans. Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 128, 207–227 by CHRISTOPHER ELRINGTON List of Sheriffs of Gloucestershire

Fran Ryan

Fran Mary Ryan was an American character actress featured in television and films. She was born in California. Ryan began performing at the age of six at Oakland's Henry Duffy Theatre, she attended Stanford University for three years, during World War II was a member of the USO entertaining troops. She performed comedy and acting on stage in California and Chicago, launched her television career two decades later, her television debut came in episode 43 of Batman, in 1966, followed by a bit part in Beverly Hillbillies. She appeared in a 1972 episode of Columbo, Dagger of the Mind, as "uncredited woman at the airport." Ryan's first supporting cast television role was as Aggie Thompson in the first several episodes of The Doris Day Show. The same season, she was offered the replacement role on the series Green Acres as Doris Ziffel from 1969 to 1971. Ryan replaced Barbara Pepper, in poor health and died five months of heart ailments on July 18, 1969. Ryan starred on the long-running TV Western series Gunsmoke during its 20th and final season as Miss Hannah.

In 1987, she reprised the role of Miss Hannah in the TV movie Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge. Ryan played the role of Rosie Carlson in the soap opera Days of Our Lives and Sister Agatha in General Hospital in 1989, she did voices for cartoons such as Hong Kong Phooey, Mister T, Little Dracula. Fran starred on some TV shows for children, such as Sigmund and the Sea Monsters in 1975 as Gertrude Grouch, the 1970s children's show New Zoo Revue as Ms. Goodbody, the 1980s TV series No Soap, Radio as Mrs. Belmont, the short-lived 1980s CBS TV series The Wizard as Tillie Russell from 1986 to 1987, her last regular TV role was on The Dave Thomas Comedy Show. Ryan appeared in a series of commercials for Hungry Jack biscuits beginning in 1975, she appeared in many feature films, including Big Wednesday, as Frank and Jesse James' mother in The Long Riders, Take This Job and Shove It, Pale Rider, Chances Are, a cameo appearance in 1981's Stripes, as a cab fare to Bill Murray as the cabbie, in the opening scenes of the film.

Ryan made many guest appearances on TV shows, including Batman, Adam-12, CHiPs, Quantum Leap, Night Court, Taxi and The Commish. Fran's first husband, Walter Kenneth Wayne, died in a plane crash, in a plane he was piloting in January 1951, while Fran was pregnant with their first and only child, she gave birth to their son, Christopher, in April 1951. Fran remarried in January 1953 to Howard Schafer. Howard, perished in a plane crash in Oregon in May 1953 in a plane he was piloting; the wreckage of Howard's plane was not discovered until 15 years in November 1968. The remains of Howard and his passengers were never found. All, found at the crash site was a woman's shoe, four combs, two pair of eyeglasses. Ryan died on January 15, 2000, at age 83, she is buried in the family plot, alongside her mother Mary, at the Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery, California. Fran Ryan on IMDb Fran Ryan at the Internet Broadway Database Fran Ryan at Find a Grave The Wizard Official Fansite & Definitive Cyberhome

Moon Valley, Phoenix

Moon Valley is a neighborhood of 1,600 homes located in the northern part of Phoenix, Arizona. The neighborhood, which comprises 29 separate subdivisions, was established in the early 1960s and is centered on the Moon Valley Country Club, a private country club, it is bounded by 7th Street to the east, Thunderbird Road to the south, Coral Gables Drive to the west and north. Lookout Mountain Preserve and North Mountain and Shaw Butte Preserves, two city parks that are part of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve, lie adjacent to the south and east of the neighborhood; the Moon Valley Country Club is located in the geographic center of the Moon Valley neighborhood. The Club offers an 18-hole Championship golf course, a driving range, an 18-hole par-3 golf course called the "MoonWalk"; the Club offers tennis courts, an aquatic center, a fitness center, a restaurant and bar, a pro shop, event space. The club went through a noteworthy bankruptcy in 2013, but was reorganized after financial support from the community prevented redevelopment of the course into condominiums.

Although two smaller homeowner associations exist in Moon Valley, the entire neighborhood is represented by the Moon Valley Neighborhood Association. The MVNA collects voluntary dues each year to fund community events, organize neighborhood improvements, advocate for the neighborhood to local elected officials; the MVNA hires a security service to patrol the neighborhood throughout the year. John Shadegg, former US Congressman for Arizona's 3rd District from 1995 to 2011