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RFC 883

"Domain names: Implementation specification", November 1983

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Obsoleted by:
RFC 1034, RFC 1035
Updated by:
RFC 973
P.V. Mockapetris

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This RFC discusses the implementation of domain name servers and resolvers, specifies the format of transactions, and discusses the use of domain names in the context of existing mail systems and other network software.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.

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