RFC 1072

TCP extensions for long-delay paths, October 1988

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1072.txt
File formats:
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Status:
HISTORIC (changed from UNKNOWN May 2011)
Obsoleted by:
RFC 1323, RFC 2018, RFC 6247
Authors:
V. Jacobson
R.T. Braden
Stream:
[Legacy]

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC1072

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Abstract

This RFC proposes a set of extensions to the TCP protocol to provide efficient operation over a path with a high bandwidth*delay product. These extensions are not proposed as an Internet standard at this time. Instead, they are intended as a basis for further experimentation and research on transport protocol performance.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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