BCP 41

RFC 2914

Congestion Control Principles, September 2000

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2914.txt
File formats:
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Updated by:
RFC 7141
Author:
S. Floyd
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ecm (tsv)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC2914

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Abstract

The goal of this document is to explain the need for congestion control in the Internet, and to discuss what constitutes correct congestion control. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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