RFC 1072

TCP extensions for long-delay paths, October 1988

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RFC 1323, RFC 2018, RFC 6247
V. Jacobson
R.T. Braden

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

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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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