BCP 50

RFC 3155

End-to-end Performance Implications of Links with Errors, August 2001

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3155.txt
File formats:
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
S. Dawkins
G. Montenegro
M. Kojo
V. Magret
N. Vaidya
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pilc (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3155

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Abstract

This document discusses the specific TCP mechanisms that are problematic in environments with high uncorrected error rates, and discusses what can be done to mitigate the problems without introducing intermediate devices into the connection. 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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