TCP big window and NAK options, June 1989
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- HISTORIC (changed from UNKNOWN May 2011)
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- RFC 6247
- R. Fox
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This memo discusses two extensions to the TCP protocol to provide a more efficient operation over a network with a high bandwidth*delay product. The extensions described in this document have been implemented and shown to work using resources at NASA. This memo describes an Experimental Protocol, these extensions are not proposed as an Internet standard, but as a starting point for further research.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.