Other RFCs Easter Egg - RFC748 "Telnet Randomly-Lose Option"

Not really an Egg, but funny! RFCs are Requests For Comments which decide standards for the Internet...

To see this one, go to:
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc748.txt
(issued Apr-01-1978... this seems to be the first joke one)

Others include...
RFC968 "Twas the night before start-up"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc968.txt

RFC1097 "Telnet subliminal-message option"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc1097.txt

RFC1300 "Remembrances of Things Past"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc1300.txt

RFC1607 "A View from the 21st Century"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc1607.txt

RFC1882 "The 12-Days of Technology Before Christmas"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc1607.txt

RFC1925 "The Twelve Networking Truths"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc1925.txt

RFC2324 "Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol (HTCPCP/1.0)"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2324.txt

RFC2325 "Definitions of Managed Objects for Drip-Type Heated Beverage Hardware Devices using SMIv2"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2325.txt

RFC2549 "IP over Avian Carriers with Quality of Service" [updates RFC1149 - already on this site]
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2549.txt

RFC2550 "Y10K and beyond"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2550.txt

RFC2795 "The Infinite Monkey Protocol Suite (IMPS)"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2795.txt

RFC3251 "Electricity over IP"
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc3251.txt
(This is dated Apr-01-2002, and is the latest joke RFC as I post!)

There may be some more I missed out of the 3280 RFCs! If you want to check the full list, look at:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc-index.html

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Contributed By: Steve Elliott on 05-29-2002
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To make it easier to find them, rather than having to type them all in one at a time, I have created a web page with them on, so you only have one URL to type! Go to: http://www.s.r.elliott.btinternet.co.uk/Joke_RFCs.htm
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