RFC 8700

Fifty Years of RFCs, December 2019

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Updates:
RFC 2555, RFC 5540
Author:
H. Flanagan, Ed.
Stream:
IAB

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8700

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Abstract

This RFC marks the fiftieth anniversary for the RFC Series. It includes both retrospective material from individuals involved at key inflection points as well as a review of the current state of affairs. It concludes with thoughts on possibilities for the next fifty years for the Series. This document updates the perspectives offered in RFCs 2555 and 5540.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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