Re: I need your "good" RFCs

tom petch <daedulus@btconnect.com> Fri, 12 February 2021 09:29 UTC

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Subject: Re: I need your "good" RFCs
To: Wes Hardaker <wjhns1@hardakers.net>, ietf@ietf.org
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From: tom petch <daedulus@btconnect.com>
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On 11/02/2021 21:51, Wes Hardaker 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].

RFC1155 RFC1156 RFC1157 to which I always pointed those wanting to know 
what SNMP was, even after, perhaps especially after, SNMPv3 was up and 
running a decade or two later.

I was going to add RFC793 but Joe has beaten me to it.   RFC791 is not 
bad either.

Tom Petch