Paul Hoffman (VPNC)

Paul E. Hoffman is an Internet pioneer, based in Santa Cruz, California. Hoffman has been involved with the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) since the early 1990s, and has chaired numerous IETF Working Groups. He was the founder of the Internet Mail Consortium and the Virtual Private Network Consortium. He is currently a technologist at ICANN.


He has authored popular books on technical topics, including Perl for Dummies[1] and Netscape Communicator for Dummies.[2]


Additionally, he is the author of the following Requests for Comments (RFCs):

See also


  1. ^ Hoffman, Paul E. (March 2003). Perl for Dummies. For Dummies. ISBN 978-0-7645-3750-9. 
  2. ^ Hoffman, Paul E. (December 1998). Netscape Communicator for Dummies. Hungry Minds. ISBN 978-0-7645-0324-5. 

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