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IAB official protocol standards (RFC1140)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000001951D
Original Publication Date: 1990-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 27 page(s) / 33K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1140: DOI

Abstract

This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as determined by the Internet Activities Board (IAB). This memo is issued quarterly, please be sure the copy you are reading is dated within the last three months. Current copies may be obtained from the Network Information Center or from the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. Do not use this edition after 31-Aug-90.

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Network Working Group Internet Activities Board Request for Comments: 1140 J. Postel, Editor Obsoletes: RFCs 1130, May 1990 1100, 1083

IAB OFFICIAL PROTOCOL STANDARDS

Status of this Memo

This memo describes the state of standardization of protocols used in the Internet as determined by the Internet Activities Board (IAB). Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. The Standardization Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. The Request for Comments Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3. Other Reference Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.1. Assigned Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.2. Annotated Internet Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.3. Gateway Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.4. Host Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.5. The MIL-STD Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 4. Explanation of Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 4.1. Definitions of Protocol State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 4.1.1. Standard Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 4.1.2. Draft Standard Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.1.3. Proposed Standard Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.1.4. Experimental Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.1.5. Historic Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2. Definitions of Protocol Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2.1. Required Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2.2. Recommended Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 4.2.3. Elective Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 4.2.4. Limited Use Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 4.2.5. Not Recommended Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5. The Standards Track . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.1. The RFC Processing Decision Table . . . . . . . . . . . 10 5.2. The Standards Track Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 6. The Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.1. Recent Changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.1.1. New RFCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.1.2. Other Changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 6.2. Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

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6.3. Network-Specific Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . 19 6.4. Draft Standard Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 6.5. Proposed Standard Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 6.6. Experimental Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 6.7. Historic Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 7. Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 7.1. IAB, IETF, and IRTF Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 7.1.1. Internet Activities Board (IAB) Contact . . . . . . . 23 7.1.2. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Contact . . . . 23 7.1.3. Interne...

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