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RFC 3639 on Considerations on the use of a Service Identifier in Packet Headers




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        RFC 3639

        Title:      Considerations on the use of a
                    Service Identifier in Packet Headers
        Author(s):  M. St. Johns, Ed., G. Huston, Ed., IAB
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       October 2003
        Mailbox:    mstjohns@mindspring.com, gih@telstra.net
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 15389
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-iab-service-id-considerations-02.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3639.txt


This memo describes some considerations relating to the use of IP
protocol number fields and payload protocol (e.g., TCP) port fields
to identify particular services that may be associated with that port
number or protocol number.

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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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