by Darius Kazemi, May 25 2019
In 2019 I'm reading one RFC a day in chronological order starting from the very first one. More on this project here. There is a table of contents for all my RFC posts.
Initial connection correction
RFC-145 is titled “Initial Connection Protocol Control Commands” and is by Jon Postel of UCLA. It's dated May 4th, 1971.
The technical content
This updates Postel's RFC-127 Initial Connection Protocol algorithm to correct for an error pointed out by Eric Harslem of RAND. It does not address the issue brought up in RFC-143.
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I'm Darius Kazemi. I'm an independent technologist and artist. I do a lot of work on the decentralized web with both ActivityPub and the Dat Project. You can support my work via my Patreon.