RFC 4336

Problem Statement for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP), March 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4336.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
S. Floyd
M. Handley
E. Kohler
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dccp (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4336

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Abstract

This document describes for the historical record the motivation behind the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP), an unreliable transport protocol incorporating end-to-end congestion control. DCCP implements a congestion-controlled, unreliable flow of datagrams for use by applications such as streaming media or on-line games. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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