Re: ARP hardware field

Michael A. Thompson (dalcs!
22 Mar 88 14:15:44 GMT

In article <135@ftp.COM> nancy@ftp.COM (Nancy Connor) writes:
>I don't believe that this is true. I know that Proteon uses a
>different set of codes from the Ethernet list I sent out a while ago.

        Does this make Proteon non-standard? I was quoting from rfc1010, and I
must admit some confusion over the status of rfc's, I know that rfc stands for
Request For Comment, but everyone seems to treat them as standards, so what
are they? Standards or Drafts of proposed standards, and if they are drafts
what are the final standards (if any exist) called?

Michael	A. Thompson, Dept. Math, Stats,	& C.S.,	Dalhousie U., Halifax, N.S.
thompson@dalcs.uucp	From Bitnet or Uucp
thompson@cs.dal.cdn	From Bitnet or Cdn From Arpa

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