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IAB Official Protocol Standards (RFC1250)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002067D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 28 page(s) / 35K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Postel: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1250: 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 provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

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Network Working Group Internet Activities Board Request for Comments: 1250 J. Postel, Editor Obsoletes: RFCs 1200, August 1991 1100, 1083, 1130, 1140

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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 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. Informational Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.1.6. Historic Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2. Definitions of Protocol Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 4.2.1. Required Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 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

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6.2. Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 6.3. Network-Specific Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . 19 6.4. Draft Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 6.5. Proposed Standard Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 6.6. Telnet Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 6.7. Experimental Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 6.8. Informational Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 6.9. Historic Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 7. Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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