RFC 9225

Software Defects Considered Harmful, April 1 2022

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J. Snijders
C. Morrow
R. van Mook

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC9225

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This document discourages the practice of introducing software defects in general and in network protocol implementations specifically. Software defects are one of the largest cost drivers for the networking industry. This document is intended to clarify the best current practice in this regard.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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