[rfc-dist] RFC 5218 on What Makes For a Successful Protocol?
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Title: What Makes For a Successful
Author: D. Thaler, B. Aboba
Date: July 2008
Mailbox: dthaler at microsoft.com,
bernarda at microsoft.com
I-D Tag: draft-iab-protocol-success-04.txt
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.
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