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BCP 37

RFC 5237

"IANA Allocation Guidelines for the Protocol Field", February 2008

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5237.txt
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Updates:
RFC 2780
Authors:
J. Arkko
S. Bradner
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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Abstract

This document revises the IANA guidelines for allocating new Protocol field values in IPv4 header. It modifies the rules specified in RFC 2780 by removing the Expert Review option. The change will also affect the allocation of Next Header field values in IPv6. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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