With the continued use of NNTP on the Internet, there remains an
interest in creating an optimized transport protocol for server-to-
server transfers and an optimized client protocol for client-to-
server interactions. There is also considerable interest is building
better mechanisms to provide audit information on which news groups
are being read by which users.
An IETF working group has been formed and it is the hope of this
author that these issues will be addressed in that forum.