by Darius Kazemi, October 1 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.

Another guidebook

RFC-274 is titled “Establishing a Local Guide for Network Usage”. It's authored by Ernest Forman of MITRE, and dated November 1, 1971.

The technical content

MITRE plans to publish a guide to using ARPANET that's similar to the one that MIT published in RFC-254. The guide will be published online and available to network users. It will be tailored to users at MITRE but they expect the information to be of interest to everyone.

The RFC includes an outline of topics to be covered, including a list of sites and then for each site information like:

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About me

I'm Darius Kazemi. I'm an independent technologist and artist. I do a lot of work on the decentralized web with ActivityPub, including a Node.js reference implementation, an RSS-to-ActivityPub converter, and a fork of Mastodon, called Hometown. You can support my work via my Patreon.