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Moving Outdated TCP Extensions and TCP-Related Documents to Historic or Informational Status (RFC7805) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245794D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Apr-08
Document File: 16 page(s) / 16K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Zimmermann: AUTHOR [+3]


TCP has a long history. Over time, many RFCs have accumulated that describe aspects of the TCP protocol, implementation, and extensions. Some of these have been superseded, are no longer recommended for use, or have simply never seen widespread use.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                     A. Zimmermann Request for Comments: 7805 Obsoletes: 675 721 761 813 816 879 896                           W. Eddy            1078 6013                                         MTI Systems Updates: 7414                                                  L. Eggert Category: Informational                                           NetApp ISSN: 2070-1721                                               April 2016

         Moving Outdated TCP Extensions and TCP-Related Documents                   to Historic or Informational Status


   This document reclassifies several TCP extensions and TCP-related    documents that either have been superseded, have never seen    widespread use, or are no longer recommended for use to "Historic"    status.  The affected documents are RFCs 675, 721, 761, 813, 816,    879, 896, 1078, and 6013.  Additionally, this document reclassifies    RFCs 700, 794, 814, 817, 872, 889, 964, and 1071 to "Informational"    status.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

 Zimmermann, et al.            Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7805          Outdated TCP Extensions and Documents       April 2016

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