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RFC 6458

"Sockets API Extensions for the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)", December 2011

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6458.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
R. Stewart
M. Tuexen
K. Poon
P. Lei
V. Yasevich
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tsvwg (tsv)

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Abstract

This document describes a mapping of the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) into a sockets API. The benefits of this mapping include compatibility for TCP applications, access to new SCTP features, and a consolidated error and event notification scheme. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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