More Comments on the Forthcoming Protocol (RFC0040)
Original Publication Date: 1970-Mar-27
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
E. Harslem: AUTHOR [+2]
We have recently discussed NWG/RFC Nos. 36 and 39 with Steve Crocker, UCLA. Steve has asked that we elaborate on the errors, queries, and HOST status that were mentioned in NWG/RFC #39.
Network Working Group E. Harslem
Request for Comments: 40 J. Heafner
More Comments on the Forthcoming Protocol
We have recently discussed NWG/RFC Nos. 36 and 39 with Steve Crocker,
UCLA. Steve has asked that we elaborate on the errors, queries, and
HOST status that were mentioned in NWG/RFC #39.
Please voice your opinions soon in order to affect the forthcoming
is an eight-bit field that specifies the error type. The
assigned codes are shown below.
that indicates the length of the
The ranges of
are shown below in hexidecimal.
00 Unspecified error types
10-0F Resource errors
10-1F Status errors
20-2F Content errors
Specific values of
are shown below with their meaning.
00 Unspecified errors.
01 Request for an invalid resource.
02 Request for an exhausted resource, try later.
13 Message received on blocked link.
20 Unknown command code.
21 Message received on unconnected link.
The format of