[rfc-dist] RFC 5218 on What Makes For a Successful Protocol?

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        RFC 5218

        Title:      What Makes For a Successful 
        Author:     D. Thaler, B. Aboba
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       July 2008
        Mailbox:    dthaler at microsoft.com, 
                    bernarda at microsoft.com
        Pages:      28
        Characters: 58409
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-iab-protocol-success-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5218.txt

The Internet community has specified a large number of protocols to
date, and these protocols have achieved varying degrees of success.
Based on case studies, this document attempts to ascertain factors
that contribute to or hinder a protocol's success.  It is hoped that
these observations can serve as guidance for future protocol work.
This memo provides information for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Internet Architecture Board.

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