Moving Outdated TCP Extensions and TCP-Related Documents to Historic or Informational Status
RFC 7805

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Updates RFC 7414
Last updated 2016-04-07
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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                     A. Zimmermann
Request for Comments: 7805
Obsoletes: 675 721 761 813 816 879 896                           W. Eddy
           1078 6013                                         MTI Systems
Updates: 7414                                                  L. Eggert
Category: Informational                                           NetApp
ISSN: 2070-1721                                               April 2016

        Moving Outdated TCP Extensions and TCP-Related Documents
                  to Historic or Informational Status

Abstract

   This document reclassifies several TCP extensions and TCP-related
   documents that either have been superseded, have never seen
   widespread use, or are no longer recommended for use to "Historic"
   status.  The affected documents are RFCs 675, 721, 761, 813, 816,
   879, 896, 1078, and 6013.  Additionally, this document reclassifies
   RFCs 700, 794, 814, 817, 872, 889, 964, and 1071 to "Informational"
   status.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is
   published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
   (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has
   received public review and has been approved for publication by the
   Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents
   approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet
   Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,
   and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at
   http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7805.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Status Changes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Moving to "Historic" Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.2.  Moving to "Informational" Status  . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8

1.  Introduction

   TCP has a long history.  Over time, many RFCs have accumulated that
   describe aspects of the TCP protocol, implementation, and extensions.
   Some of these have been superseded, are no longer recommended for
   use, or have simply never seen widespread use.

   Sections 6 and 7.1 of the TCP roadmap document [RFC7414] already
   reclassified a number of TCP extensions as "Historic" and describes
   the reasons for doing so, but it did not instruct the RFC Editor to
   change the status of these RFCs in the RFC database.  The purpose of
   this document is to do just that.

   In addition, this document reclassifies all other documents mentioned
   in the TCP roadmap that currently have an "Unknown" status to either
   "Historic" or "Informational".

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2.  Status Changes

   The following two sections give a short justification why a specific
   TCP extension or a TCP-related document is being reclassified as
   "Historic" or "Informational".  In addition, the letter code after an
   RFC number indicates from which original status a particular RFC is
   changed to "Historic" or "Informational" (see BCP 9 [RFC2026] for an
   explanation of these categories):
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