RFC 1173

Responsibilities of host and network managers: A summary of the "oral tradition" of the Internet, August 1990

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J. VanBokkelen

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC1173

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This informational RFC describes the conventions to be followed by those in charge of networks and hosts in the Internet. It is a summary of the "oral tradition" of the Internet on this subject. [RFC Editor's note: This memo is a contribution by the author of his view of these conventions. It is expected that this RFC will provide a basis for the development of official policies in the future.] These conventions may be supplemented or amended by the policies of specific local and regional components of the Internet. This RFC does not specify a standard, or a policy of the IAB.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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