RFC 5218

What Makes for a Successful Protocol?, July 2008

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5218.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
D. Thaler
B. Aboba
Stream:
IAB

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5218

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Abstract

The Internet community has specified a large number of protocols to date, and these protocols have achieved varying degrees of success. Based on case studies, this document attempts to ascertain factors that contribute to or hinder a protocol's success. It is hoped that these observations can serve as guidance for future protocol work. 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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