[rfc-dist] RFC 4794 on RFC 1264 Is Obsolete

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        RFC 4794

        Title:      RFC 1264 Is Obsolete 
        Author:     B. Fenner
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       December 2006
        Mailbox:    fenner at research.att.com
        Pages:      4
        Characters: 7554
        Obsoletes:  RFC1264
        See-Also:   

        I-D Tag:    draft-fenner-obsolete-1264-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4794.txt

RFC 1264 was written during what was effectively a completely
different time in the life of the Internet.  It prescribed rules to
protect the Internet against new routing protocols that may have
various undesirable properties.  In today's Internet, there are so
many other pressures against deploying unreasonable protocols that we
believe that existing controls suffice, and the RFC 1264 rules just
get in the way.  This memo provides information for the Internet 
community.


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