Request For Comment – April Fools
April 1, 2011
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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.