STD 5

RFC 919

Broadcasting Internet Datagrams, October 1984

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc919.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INTERNET STANDARD
Author:
J.C. Mogul
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC0919

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Abstract

This RFC proposes simple rules for broadcasting Internet datagrams on local networks that support broadcast, for addressing broadcasts, and for how gateways should handle them. This RFC suggests a proposed protocol for the ARPA-Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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