Network Working Group Jon Postel
Request for Comments: 204 ULA-NMC
NIC 7196 Comp. Sci.
Categories A.5, C.3, D 5 August 71
Sockets in use
I would like to collect information on the use of socket numbers
for "standard" service programs. For example Loggers (telnet servers)
Listen on socket 1. What sockets at your host are Listened to by what
Recently Dick Watson suggested assigning socket 5 for use by a
mail-box protocol (RFC196). Does any one object ? Are there any
suggestions for a method of assigning sockets to standard programs?
Should a subset of the socket numbers be reserved for use by future
Please phone or mail your answers and commtents to:
The SPADE Group
3732 Boelter Hall
Computer Science Dept.
ULA, LA. CA 90024
(213) 825 2368
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