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RFC 793, "Transmission Control Protocol", September 1981

Source of RFC: Legacy
Area Assignment: tsv

Errata ID: 1496
Status: Rejected
Type: Technical

Reported By: Yin Shuming
Date Reported: 2008-08-27
Rejected by: Wes Eddy
Date Rejected: 2011-08-13

Section 3.9 says:

CLOSE CALL


  CLOSE-WAIT STATE
    Queue this request until all preceding SENDs have been segmentized;then send a FIN segment,enter CLOSING state.

  CLOSING STATE
  LAST-ACK STATE
  TIME-WAIT STATE
  
    Respond with "error: connection closing".

It should say:

CLOSE CALL


  CLOSE-WAIT STATE
    Queue this request until all preceding SENDs have been segmentized;then send a FIN segment,enter LAST-ACK  state.

  CLOSING STATE
  LAST-ACK STATE
  TIME-WAIT STATE
  
    Respond with "error: connection closing".

Notes:

In Page 23,Figure 6."TCP Connection State Diagram",illustrates the state change from "CLOSE-WAIT" TO "LAST-ACK",together with the causing event "CLOSE".
--VERIFIER NOTES--
RFC 1122 updates RFC 793 and includes the changes noted in this errata already in section 4.2.2.20.

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