On Jul 11, 2005, at 11:15 AM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
I respectfully disagree. I think that someone implementing or
deploying a given specification may well wonder whether any
IANA-assigned values are relevant, and the absence of a null section
in an RFC doesn't help with that.
Personally, I never wonder whether there are any IANA-defined values in
a specification. I do wonder from time to time what numbers are
appropriate for various uses ("gee, this is the IP protocol, and I want
to say that the interior header is TCP. How does one say that?"), and
when I want to get a new number I wonder how to go about getting one.
Once it is assigned, I'm afraid I don't much care who assigned it or by
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