Request for Comments

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) documents important networking protocols in documents called RFC's, or Request for Comments. This page lists some RFC's that may help increase your interest in networking (hint: most of these were written on April 1).

RFC 748 TELNET RANDOMLY-LOSE Option

RFC 1097 TELNET SUBLIMINAL-MESSAGE Option

RFC 1149 A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers

RFC 1216 Gigabit Network Economics and Paradigm Shifts

RFC 1217 Memo from the Consortium for Slow Commotion Research (CSCR)

RFC 1313 Today's Programming for KRFC AM 1313 Internet Talk Radio

RFC 1437 The Extension of MIME Content-Types to a New Medium

RFC 1438 Internet Engineering Task Force Statements Of Boredom (SOBs)

RFC 1605 SONET to Sonnet Translation

RFC 1606 A Historical Perspective On The Usage Of IP Version 9

RFC 1607 A View From The 21st Century

RFC 1925 The Twelve Networking Truths

RFC 2321 RITA -- The Reliable Internetwork Troubleshooting Agent

RFC 2322 Management of IP numbers by peg-dhcp

RFC 2323 IETF Identification and Security Guidelines

RFC 2324 Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol"

RFC 2325 Definitions of Managed Objects for Drip-Type Heated Beverage Hardware Devices using SMIv2

RFC 2410 The NULL Encryption Algorithm and Its Use With IPsec

RFC 2549 IP over Avian Carriers with Quality of Service

RFC 2550 Y10K and Beyond

RFC 2551 The Roman Standards Process -- Revision III

RFC 2795 The Infinite Monkey Protocol Suite (IMPS)

RFC 3091 Pi Digit Generation Protocol

RFC 3092 Etymology of "Foo"

RFC 3093 Firewall Enhancement Protocol (FEP)

RFC 3251 Electricity over IP

RFC 3252 Binary Lexical Octet Ad-hoc Transport

RFC 3514 Security Flag in the IPv4 Header

RFC 3751 Omniscience Protocol Requirements

 

Poetry

RFC 527 ARPAWOCKY

RFC 968 Twas the Night Before Start-up

RFC 1121 Act One -- The Poems

RFC 1300 Remembrances of Things Past

RFC 1882 The 12-Days of Technology Before Christmas

RFC 2100 The Naming of Hosts