Requirements for a Protocol to Replace the AppleTalk Name Binding Protocol (NBP), February 2013
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One of the goals of the authors of Multicast DNS (mDNS) and DNS-Based Service Discovery (DNS-SD) was to retire AppleTalk and the AppleTalk Name Binding Protocol (NBP) and to replace them with an IP-based solution. This document presents a brief overview of the capabilities of AppleTalk NBP and outlines the properties required of an IP-based replacement.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.