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Entertaining Request For Comments (RFC's)

A number of entertaining RFC's have been released over the years, many on Apr 1st, many of which are listed below:

  • RFC 527; Covill, D.L.; ARPAWOCKY; May 1973
  • RFC 748; Crispin, Mark; TELNET RANDOMLY-LOSE Option, 1 Apr 1978
  • RFC 968; Cerf, Vinton; Twas the Night Before Start-up; Dec , 1985
  • RFC 1097; Miller, B; TELNET SUBLIMINAL-MESSAGE Option; 1 Apr 1989
  • RFC 1121; Kleinrock, Leonard; Cerf, Vinton; Boehm, Barry; Act One -- The Poems; Sep 1989
  • RFC 1149; Waitsman, D.; A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers; 1 Apr 1990
  • RFC 1216; Richard, Poorer; Prof. Kynikos; Gigabit Network Economics and Paradigm Shifts; 1 Apr 1991
  • RFC 1217; Cerf, Vinton; Memo from the Consortium for Slow Commotion Research (CSCR); 1 Apr 1991
  • RFC 1300; Greenfield, S.; Remembrances of Things Past; Feb 1992
  • RFC 1313; Partridge, C.; Today's Programming for KRFC AM 1313 Internet Talk Radio"; 1 Apr 1992
  • RFC 1437; Borenstein, N.; Linimon, M.; The Extension of MIME Content-Types to a New Medium; 1 Apr 1993
  • RFC 1438; Chapin, L.; Huitema, C.; Internet Engineering Task Force Statements Of Boredom (SOBs); 1 Apr 1993
  • RFC 1605; Shakespeare, W.; SONET to Sonnet Translation; 1 Apr 1994
  • RFC 1606; Onions, J.; A Historical Perspective On The Usage Of IP Version 9; 1 Apr 1994
  • RFC 1607; Cerf, Vinton; A View From The 21st Century; 1 Apr 1994
  • RFC 1882; Hancock, B.; The 12-Days of Technology Before Christmas; Dec 1995
  • RFC 1925; Callon, R; The Twelve Networking Truths; 1 Apr 1996
  • RFC 2100; Ashworth, J.; The Naming of Hosts; 1 Apr 1997
  • RFC 2321; Bressen, A.; RITA -- The Reliable Internetwork Troubleshooting Agent"; 1 Apr 1998
  • RFC 2322; van den Hout, K; Koopal, A; van Mook, R.; Management of IP numbers by peg-dhcp; 1 Apr 1998
  • RFC 2323; Ramos, A.; IETF Identification and Security Guidelines; 1 Apr 1998
  • RFC 2324; Masinter, L.; Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol"; 1 Apr 1998
  • RFC 2325; Slavitch, M.; Definitions of Managed Objects for Drip-Type Heated Beverage Hardware Devices using SMIv2; 1 Apr 1998
  • RFC 2410; Glenn, R.; Kent, S.; The NULL Encryption Algorithm and Its Use With IPsec; Nov 1998
  • RFC 2549; Waitzman, D.; IP over Avian Carriers with Quality of Service; 1 Apr 1999
  • RFC 2550; Glassman, S.; M. Manasse; Mogul, J; Y10K and Beyond; 1 Apr 1999
  • RFC 2551; Bradner, S; The Roman Standards Process -- Revision III; I Apr MCMXCIX
  • RFC 2795; Christey, S.; The Infinite Monkey Protocol Suite (IMPS); 1 Apr 2000
  • RFC 3091; Kennedy, H; Pi Digit Generation Protocol; 1 Apr 2001
  • RFC 3092; Eastlake, D; Manros, C; Raymond, E; Etymology of "Foo"; 1 Apr 2001
  • RFC 3093; Gaynor, M.; Bradner, S.; Firewall Enhancement Protocol (FEP); 1 Apr 2001
  • RFC 3251; Rajagopalan, B; Electricity over IP; 1 Apr 2002
  • RFC 3252; Kennedy, H.; Binary Lexical Octet Ad-hoc Transport; 1 Apr 2002
  • RFC 3514; S. Bellovin; The Security Flag in the IPv4 Header; 1 Apr 2003
  • RFC 3751; S. Bradner; Omniscience Protocol Requirements; 1 Apr 2004.
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