RGU CompSoc

Robert Gordon University Computer Society

Request For Comment – April Fools

As you all know, especially those in the networking area the Interent Engineering Task Force (IETF) define the technical documents that make up the Internet, from TCP and HTTP to IPv4/6. You may be interested in reading their most recent Request for Comment (RFC) http://tools.ietf.org/rfc/rfc5984.txt This is focused on Increasing the throughout in IP Networks using a new forwarding scheme.

There is also another interesting one from last year regarding the addition of a new Option to TCP. http://tools.ietf.org/rfc/rfc5841.txt

For the past 20 years of so, one can always expect an interesting RFC to be issued on 1st April.

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