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Humorous RFCs

Overview#

Humorous RFCss are some Request For Comments (RFCs) that were written for Humor often released on April Fools Day.
  • Internet Toaster
  • RFC 527 — ARPAWOCKY
  • RFC 748 — Telnet randomly-lose option, M. Crispin, 4/1/1978, 2 pp.
  • RFC 968 — `Twas the Night Before Start-up, V. Cerf, 12/1/1985, 2 pp.
  • RFC 1097 — Telnet subliminal-message option, B. Miller, 4/1/1989, 3 pp.
  • RFC 1121 — Act One - The Poems, J. Postel, L. Kleinrock, V. Cerf, B. Boehm, D. Waitzman , 9/1/1989, 6 pp.
  • RFC 1149 — A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers, D. Waitzman, 4/1/1990, 2 pp.
  • RFC 1216 — Gigabit Network Economics and Paradigm Shifts, P. Kunikos, P. Richard, 3/30/1991, 4 pp.
  • RFC 1217 — Memo from the Consortium for Slow Commotion Research (CSCR), V. Cerf, 4/1/1991, 5 pp.
  • RFC 1300 — Remembrances of Things Past, S. Greenfield, 2/1/1992, 4 pp.
  • RFC 1313 — Today's Programming for KRFC AM 1313, Internet Talk Radio, C. Partridge, 4/1/1992, 3 pp.
  • RFC 1437 — The Extension of MIME Content-Types to a New Medium, N. Borenstein, M. Linimon, 4/1/1993, 6 pp.
  • RFC 1438 — Internet Engineering Task Force Statements Of Boredom (SOBs), L. Chapin, C. Huitema, 4/1/1993, 2 pp.
  • RFC 1605 — SONET to Sonnet Translation, W. Shakespeare, 4/1/1994, 3 pp.
  • RFC 1606 — A Historical Perspective On The Usage Of IP Version 9, J. Onions, 4/1/1994, 4 pp.
  • RFC 1607 — A View from the 21st Century, V. Cerf, 4/1/1994, 13 pp.
  • RFC 1776 — The Address is the Message, S. Crocker, 4/1/1995, 2 pp.
  • RFC 1882 — The 12-Days of Technology Before Christmas, B. Hancock, 12/1/1995, 5 pp.
  • RFC 1924 — A Compact Representation of IPv6 Addresses, R. Elz, 4/1/1996, 6 pp.
  • RFC 1925 — The Twelve Networking Truths, R. Callon, 4/1/1996, 3 pp.
  • RFC 1926 — An Experimental Encapsulation of IP Datagrams on Top of ATM, 4/1/1996, J. Eriksson, 2 pp.
  • RFC 1927 — Suggested Additional MIME Types for Associating Documents, C. Rogers, 4/1/1996, 3 pp.
  • RFC 2100 — The Naming of Hosts, J. Ashworth, 4/1/1997, 3 pp.
  • RFC 2324 — Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol (HTCPCP/1.0), L. Masinter, 4/1/1998, 10 pp.
  • RFC 2325 — Definitions of Managed Objects for Drip-Type Heated Beverage Hardware Devices using SMIv2, M. Slavitch, 4/1/1998, 8 pp.
  • RFC 2549 — IP over Avian Carriers with Quality of Service, D. Waitzman, 4/1/1999, 6 pp., updates RFC 1149.
  • RFC 2550 — Y10K and Beyond, S. Glassman, M. Manasse, J. Mogul, 4/1/1999, 14 pp.
  • RFC 2551 — The Roman Standards Process -- Revision III, S. Bradner, 4/1/1999, 37 pp.
  • RFC 2795 — The Infinite Monkey Protocol Suite, S. Christey, 4/1/2000, 20 pp.

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