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Explaining the role of GOSIP (RFC1169)

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Original Publication Date: 1990-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 15 page(s) / 19K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

V.G. Cerf: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1169: DOI

Abstract

This informational RFC represents the official view of the Internet Activities Board (IAB), after coordination with the Federal Networking Council (FNC). This RFC does not specify a standard.

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Network Working Group V. Cerf Request for Comments: 1169 IAB K. Mills NIST August 1990

Explaining the Role of GOSIP

1. Status of this Memo

This informational RFC represents the official view of the Internet Activities Board (IAB), after coordination with the Federal Networking Council (FNC). This RFC does not specify a standard.

Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Status of this Memo........................................... 1 2. Abstract...................................................... 2 3. Introduction.................................................. 2 4. Acknowledgements.............................................. 3 5. GOSIP Background.............................................. 3 6. Understanding GOSIP........................................... 4 6.1. Applicability............................................... 4 6.1.1. Procurement Vs. Transition................................ 5 6.1.2. Small Network Add-on Vs. Major Upgrade.................... 5 6.1.3. OSI Incompleteness........................................ 5 6.2. Exclusivity................................................. 5 6.3. Implementation.............................................. 6 6.4. Waivers..................................................... 6 6.5. Enforcement................................................. 7 7. Role of the IETF in Support of OSI............................ 7 8. Role of the Internet Infrastructure Agencies in Support of OSI................................................ 7 9. Role of the Internet Using Agencies in the Application of OSI............................................ 7 10. Summary...................................................... 8 11. References................................................... 9 12. Appendix -- To Obtain GOSIP Documents........................ 9 12.1 GOSIP....................................................... 9 12.1.1 GOSIP Version 1........................................... 9 12.1.2 GOSIP Version 2........................................... 10 12.2 NIST Workshop for Implementors of OSI Documents............. 11 12.2.1 SIA, Version 1............................................ 11 12.2.2 SIA, Version 2............................................ 12 12.2.3 WIA (August, 1989)........................................ 13

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RFC 1169 Explaining the Role of GOSIP August 1990

12.3 GOSIP Users’ Guide.......................................... 13 12.4 Addresses/Telephone Numbers................................. 14 13. Security Considerations...................................... 15 14. Authors’ Addresses........................................... 15

2. Abstract

The Federal Networking Council (FNC), the Internet Activities Board (IAB), and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) have a firm commitment to responsible integration of OSI based upon sound network planning. This implies that OSI will be added to the Internet without sacrificing services now available to exi...

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