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 +# RFC, Request for Comments
 +## Date: Wed 28 Nov 2018 
  
 +RFC is a Request for Comments -- memorandum that documents what have become
 +technology standards or that serve some other purpose (see tracks below).
 +
 +## Types
 +
 +RFC 2026 (https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2026) outlines the following types of
 +RFCs:
 +
 +- Standards Track Maturity Levels
 +    - Proposed Standards
 +    - Draft Standards
 +    - Internet Standards
 +- Non-Standards Track Maturity Levels
 +    - Experimental
 +    - Informational
 +    - Historic
 +- Best Current Practice
 +
 +### Some important, pertinent examples
 +
 +- TCP
 +    - RFC 675:  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc675
 +    - RFC 793:  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc793
 +    - RFC 1122: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1122
 +- IP
 +    - RFC 791:  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc791
 +    - RFC 1349: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1349
 +    - RFC 2474: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2474
 +    - RFC 6864: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6864
 +- SMTP
 +    - RFC 1653: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1653
 +    - RFC 1870: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1870
 +    - RFC 5321: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5321
 +- IMAP
 +    - RFC 3501: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3501
 +    - RFC 2683: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2683
 +    - RFC 2177: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2177
 +- POP
 +    - RFC 918: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc918
 +    - RFC 937: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc937
 +    - RFC 1939: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1939
 +
 +April Fools RFC:
 +
 +https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Fools%27_Day_Request_for_Comments
 +</markdown>
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