RFC 874

Critique of X.25, September 1982

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M.A. Padlipsky

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC0874

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This RFC is an analysis of X.25 pointing out some problems in the conceptual model, particularly the conflict between the interface aspects and the end-to-end aspects. The memo also touches on security, and implementation issues. Originally published as M82-50 by the MITRE Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.