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RFC 2988

"Computing TCP's Retransmission Timer", November 2000

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2988.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6298
Authors:
V. Paxson
M. Allman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tsvwg (tsv)

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Abstract

This document defines the standard algorithm that Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) senders are required to use to compute and manage their retransmission timer. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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