[rfc-i] I need your "good" RFCs

Ted Lemon mellon at fugue.com
Fri Feb 12 05:50:33 PST 2021


RFC7230 and friends, and RFC7540/1. Very readable and understandable. ISTR the FTP spec and the SMTP spec were very good as well, but haven’t looked at them in a long time. 

> On Feb 11, 2021, at 16:50, Wes Hardaker <wjhns1 at hardakers.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> Good folks,
> 
> I'm looking for people's favorite RFCs with respect to readability and
> understand-ability.  Do you have ones that have always impressed you as
> your favorites as how RFCs should be written to make their protocol/etc
> easily understood?  If so, send a note my way (ideally using this
> subject line).  I don't necessarily think you need to do a reply-all.
> 
> [And yes, I recognize that this is a subjective ask, and everyone will
> have a different opinion as to "what is readable" and "what is
> understandable".  That's ok -- I'm asking for opinions and not facts].
> 
> -- 
> Wes Hardaker
> USC/ISI
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