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RFC 7605, "Recommendations on Using Assigned Transport Port Numbers", August 2015

Source of RFC: tsvwg (tsv)

Errata ID: 4437
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: John Klensin
Date Reported: 2015-08-07
Verifier Name: RFC Editor
Date Verified: 2015-08-21

Section Abstract says:

It provides designer guidance to requesters or users of port numbers on
how to interact with IANA using the processes defined in RFC 6335;
thus, this document complements (but does not update) that document.
It provides guidelines for designers regarding how to interact with
the IANA processes defined in RFC 6335, thus serving to complement
(but not update) that document.

It should say:

It provides designer guidance to requesters or users of port numbers on
how to interact with IANA using the processes defined in RFC 6335;
thus, this document complements (but does not update) that document.

Notes:

I think those two sentences say exactly the same thing and that the presence of both indicates that someone wasn't paying quite enough attention during AUTH48 or earlier. If they are intended to communicate different information, it isn't clear what that is and the result is massively confusing.

-- Verifier Notes --
The sentence was duplicated by mistake.

Status: Held for Document Update (1)

RFC 7605, "Recommendations on Using Assigned Transport Port Numbers", August 2015

Source of RFC: tsvwg (tsv)

Errata ID: 5592
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: C. M. Heard
Date Reported: 2019-01-05
Held for Document Update by: Mirja Kühlewind
Date Held: 2019-03-22

Section 3 says:

                                      [RFC1340] also establishes the
   Registered range of 1024-59151, though it notes that it is not
   controlled by the IANA (at that point). 

It should say:

                                      [RFC1340] first indicated the
   Registered range of 1024-65535. This noted that the range was only
   recorded (rather than controlled) by IANA. The list provided by
   [RFC1700] in 1994 remained the standard, until replaced by an
   online version in 2002 [RFC3232].  At some time after 1994, but
   before 2000, the Registered range was changed to 1024-49151 and the
   Dynamic/Private range of 49152-65535 was established, although this
   change was not recorded in the RFC series until 2011 [RFC6335].

Notes:

There is an editorial issue as the original text indicated the wrong range with respect to RFC1340. However, the range should not just be updated in the text as there is more history that needs clarification.

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