What is RFC
In internetworking and computer network engineering, Request for Comments
(RFC) documents are a series of memoranda encompassing new research,
innovations, and methodologies applicable to Internet
Through the Internet Society, engineers and computer scientists may publish
discourse in the form of an RFC memorandum, either for peer review or simply
to convey new concepts, information, or (occasionally) engineering humor.
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) adopts some of the applied
information theory published in RFCs as Internet standards.