Stream Control Transmission Protocol: Errata and Issues in RFC 4960
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com, The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Gorry Fairhurst <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Document Action: 'RFC 4960 Errata and Issues' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-tsvwg-rfc4960-errata-08.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'RFC 4960 Errata and Issues' (draft-ietf-tsvwg-rfc4960-errata-08.txt) as Informational RFC This document is the product of the Transport Area Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Mirja Kühlewind and Spencer Dawkins. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-tsvwg-rfc4960-errata/
Technical Summary This document is a compilation of issues found since the publication of the SCTP protocol specification as RFC 4960 in September 2007 based on experience with implementing, testing, and using SCTP along with the suggested fixes. It provides deltas to RFC4960 and is organized in a time-ordered way. The issues are listed in the order they were brought up. Because some text is changed several times the last delta in the text is the one that should be applied. In addition to the delta, a description of the problem and the details of the solution are also provided. Working Group Summary This document was adopted 22nd August 2016, as an Informational document to document the intended changes to the base spec. This follows the same process used to update RFC 2960 to RFC 4960 (where RFC 4460 documents the changes between the two spec). Publication of RFC 4460 had the advantage that base spec implementers updating RFC 2960, did not then have to derive the changes between the two RFCs. This process also only required editorial work to complete publication of RFC 4960. Since this plan had worked well, the implementers of SCTP requested the WG to proceed in the same way for the present work. The resulting document progressed with input from the WG and SCTP implementers was subject of a WGLC comments in Dec 2017. A revised ID was presented to TSVWG, and received support for publication. Document Quality There are existing implementations of the protocol. People from the implementer community commented on and reviewed this ID. The document represents consensus of the TSVWG. Personnel Gorry Fairhurst is the Document Shepherd for this document. Spencer Dawkins is the Responsible Area Director.