In Pictures: 10 funny (?) April Fools' pranks - We...
The IETF can always be counted on for a knee slapper or two, at least in the eyes of those zany Request for Comments writers. In 2011, the IETF double dipped, with phony RFCs for conducting regional broadcasts using an "atmospheric link layer" -- RFC 6217 -- that works with a physical layer "made up primarily of nitrogen and oxygen" and another fishy document -- RFC 5984 -- proposing to use extrasensory perception to achieve "infinite bandwidth" in IP networks.
In Pictures: 10 funny (?) April Fools' pranks - Web style