Tech Opinion - Seminal RFCs

Date: 2021may9 Q. Seminal RFCs A. These are the earliest RFCs for these subjects. The first RFCs are smaller and more fun to read. There are links to the latest updates. File Transfer Protocol -- FTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol -- SMTP By John Postel (what an appropriate last name) Mail format Domain Names -- DNS Finger Protocol Not used any more, but an example of clean RFC Uniform Resource Locators -- URL Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1 Of course, Tim Berners-Lee is one of the authors Secure Socket Layer -- SSL 3.0 Delay-Tolerant Networking Architecture -- Interplanetary FUN A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol (HTCPCP/1.0)