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RFC 2556

"OSI connectionless transport services on top of UDP Applicability Statement for Historic Status", March 1999

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
S. Bradner
Stream:
[Legacy]

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Abstract

RFC 1240, "OSI connectionless transport services on top of UDP", was published as a Proposed Standard in June 1991 but at this time there do not seem to be any implementations which follow RFC 1240. In addition there is a growing concern over using UDP-based transport protocols in environments where congestion is a possibility This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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