carrier pigeon ⇝

RFC 1149

<networking, standard, humour>

(IP Over Avian Carriers, IPoAC) David Waitzman's deadpan skewering of RFCs, describing protocols for transmitting Internet data packets by carrier pigeon.

Waitzman later updated it with RFC 2549.

"A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers", D. Waitzman, BBN STC, 1990-04-01, Full text.

Last updated: 2024-06-09

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