Recommendations for Transport Port Uses

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Author Joseph Touch 
Last updated 2012-10-10 (latest revision 2011-07-28)
Replaced by RFC 7605, RFC 7605
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This document provides recommendations to application and service designers on how to use the transport protocol port number space to help in its preservation. **NOTE THAT THIS CURRENT VERSION IS LARGELY AN OUTLINE OF ISSUES**.


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