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Re: rfc 3091,3092,3098
From: "J.D. Falk" <jdfalk () cybernothing org>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 19:30:29 -0700


On 05/18/01, David Charlap <david.charlap () marconi com> wrote: 


Micah McNelly wrote:

I am very unclear about the nature of the following rfcs:

3091 Pi Digit Generation Protocol
3098 How to Advertise Responsibly etc etc.
3092 Etymology of "Foo"

Is this some kind of joke?  I am seriously confused.

Every year, on April 1st ("April Fool's day"), the IETF approves a small
number of joke RFCs.

3098, BTW, is not a joke.

        Neither is 3092, for that matter.  It may not be about a
        serious technical issue, but it's still the answer to a very
        common set of questions relating to Internet standards in
        general.

        Plus, it's a very impressive bit of research.

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J.D. Falk                                     an ocean refuses no river
<jdfalk () cybernothing org>


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