Recent Changes in the Architectural Principles of the Internet

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (iab)
Authors Brian Carpenter  , Rob Austein 
Last updated 2002-02-18
Stream IAB
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In 1996, the IAB published RFC 1958, entitled 'Architectural Principles of the Internet.' The Internet has grown and evolved since then, and this document records the impact of this evolution on the principles laid down previously. This first draft is issued for discussion by the IETF community.


Brian Carpenter (
Rob Austein (

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