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Procedure call documents: Version 2 (RFC0674) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003725D
Original Publication Date: 1974-Dec-12
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 5 page(s) / 12K

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J. Postel: AUTHOR [+2]


Request for Comments 674 Jon Postel NIC 31484 Jim White SRI-ARC 12 December 1974

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31484.NLS;1, 12-DEC-74 04:32 XXX ;;;; Title: Author(s):

Jonathan B. Postel/JBP; Distribution: /NAG( [ ACTION ] ) NLG( [ ACTION ]

) NSW( [ ACTION ] ) PI( [ ACTION ] ) ; Sub-Collections: NIC NWG SRI-ARC

NAG NLG NSW PI; RFC# 674; Clerk: JAKE; Origin: < NETINFO,

RFC674.NLS;2, >, 11-DEC-74 17:58 JAKE ;;;;####;

NWG/RFC# 674 JBP 11-DEC-74 18:04 31484

Procedure Call Protocol Documents

Request for Comments 674 Jon Postel

NIC 31484 Jim White


12 December 1974

Procedure Call Protocol Documents

Version 2


As many of you may know SRI is part of a team working on the National

Software Works project. In the course of our work we have developed a

Procedure Call Protocol to be used between the modules which make up

the NSW. We are interested in your comments on this protocol. Please

foreward your remarks to either: 2

James E. White (WHITE@SRI-ARC) or Jon Postel (POSTEL@SRI-ARC) 2a

Augmentation Research Center

Stanford Research Institute

Menlo Park, California 94025 2b

(415) 326-6200 x2960 (White) or x3718 (Postel) 2c

This note announces the release of the second published version of

several National Software Works (NSW) and Procedure Call Protocol

(PCP) documents. Version 2 is SUBSTANTIALLY different than Version 1;

it and all intermediate, informally distributed PCP documents are

obsoleted by this release. 3

Each of the following documents is available on-line in two forms: as

an NLS file and as a formatted text file. The Journal number (e.g.

24459) refers to the former, of course, and the pathname (e.g.

[SRI-ARC]PCP.TXT) to the latter, accessible via FTP using

USER=ANONYMOUS and PASSWORD=GUEST (no account required). Let it be

emphasised that files indicated by pathname of the form

[SRI-ARC]name.TXT are ASCII text files not NLS files. 4

The specifications are contained in the following documents: 5

HOST (24581,) "NSW Host Protocol" 5a

This document describes the host level protocol used in the NSW.

The protocol is a slightly constrained version of the standard

ARPANET host to host protocol. The constraints affect the

allocation, RFNM wait, and retransmission policies. 5a1

NWG/RFC# 674 JBP 11-DEC-74 18:04 31484

RFC 674; PCP Announcement

Pathname: [SRI-ARC]HOST.TXT 5a1a

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