Some Internet Architectural Guidelines and Philosophy
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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3439.
|Authors||David Meyer , Randy Bush|
|Last updated||2020-01-21 (Latest revision 2002-08-12)|
|RFC stream||Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)|
|IESG||IESG state||RFC 3439 (Informational)|
|Responsible AD||Allison J. Mankin|
|IESG note||Published as RFC 3439 - 2002-Dec-11|
|Send notices to||<email@example.com>|
A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries. RFC 3439 Title: Some Internet Architectural Guidelines and Philosophy Author(s): R. Bush, D. Meyer Status: Informational Date: December 2002 Mailbox: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Pages: 28 Characters: 70333 Updates: 1958 I-D Tag: draft-ymbk-arch-guidelines-05.txt URL: ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3439.txt This document extends RFC 1958 by outlining some of the philosophical guidelines to which architects and designers of Internet backbone networks should adhere. We describe the Simplicity Principle, which states that complexity is the primary mechanism that impedes efficient scaling, and discuss its implications on the architecture, design and engineering issues found in large scale Internet backbones. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. This announcement is sent to the IETF list and the RFC-DIST list. Requests to be added to or deleted from the IETF distribution list should be sent to IETF-REQUEST@IETF.ORG. Requests to be added to or deleted from the RFC-DIST distribution list should be sent to RFC-DIST-REQUEST@RFC-EDITOR.ORG. Details on obtaining RFCs via FTP or EMAIL may be obtained by sending an EMAIL message to rfc-info@RFC-EDITOR.ORG with the message body help: ways_to_get_rfcs. For example: To: rfc-info@RFC-EDITOR.ORG Subject: getting rfcs help: ways_to_get_rfcs Requests for special distribution should be addressed to either the author of the RFC in question, or to RFC-Manager@RFC-EDITOR.ORG. Unless specifically noted otherwise on the RFC itself, all RFCs are for unlimited distribution.echo Submissions for Requests for Comments should be sent to RFC-EDITOR@RFC-EDITOR.ORG. Please consult RFC 2223, Instructions to RFC Authors, for further information.