Theodore Tso <tytso(_at_)mit(_dot_)edu> writes:
you. Assuming that all RFC's are Serious Network Reference is a
really, really, really, really bad idea. And if April Fool's RFC's
As I lecture (Intenet) standardisation on some course, I always take
these April-1 RFCs as example in emphasing that "Not all RFCs are
standards". And 1149 is an example of "no idea is too stupid for
someone to implement"-principle. My colleague -- soon to be Ph.D --
used some time figure out 1926.
BTW: not all Apr-01 RFCs are not jokes, I seems that only few April
1st RFCs are jokes before 1992
0777 Internet Control Message Protocol. J. Postel. Apr-01-1981.
(Format: TXT=19407 bytes) (Obsoleted by RFC0792) (Updates RFC0760)
0894 Standard for the transmission of IP datagrams over Ethernet
networks. C. Hornig. Apr-01-1984. (Format: TXT=5697 bytes) (Also
STD0041) (Status: STANDARD)
Markus Peuhkuri ! http://www.iki.fi/puhuri/