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Zero Text Length EOF Message (RFC0013)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004211D
Original Publication Date: 1969-Aug-20
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 1 page(s) / 1K

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V. Cerf: AUTHOR

Abstract

Referring to NWG/RFC: 11, it appears that file transmissions over auxiliary connections will require some mechanism to specify "END-OF-FILE." It is proposed that a length 0 (zero) message be used for this purpose.

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Network Working Group Vint Cerf

Request for Comments: 13 UCLA

20 August 1969

Referring to NWG/RFC: 11, it appears that file transmissions over

auxiliary connections will require some mechanism to specify "END-OF-

FILE." It is proposed that a length 0 (zero) message be used for this

purpose. Figure 1 shows the format:

|<---32 bits--->|<---32 bits--->|<----16 bits---->|<------?------>|

+---------------+---------------+-----------------+---------------+

| leader | marking | checksum | padding |

+---------------+---------------+-----------------+---------------+

Figure 1

Zero Text Length EOF Message

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