RFC 985

Requirements for Internet gateways - draft, May 1986

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RFC 1009
National Science Foundation
Network Technical Advisory Group

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC0985

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This RFC summarizes the requirements for gateways to be used on networks supporting the DARPA Internet protocols. While it applies specifically to National Science Foundation research programs, the requirements are stated in a general context and are believed applicable throughout the Internet community. The purpose of this document is to present guidance for vendors offering products that might be used or adapted for use in an Internet application. It enumerates the protocols required and gives references to RFCs and other documents describing the current specification.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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