RFC 6994

Shared Use of Experimental TCP Options, August 2013

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6994.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
J. Touch
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tcpm (tsv)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6994

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Abstract

This document describes how the experimental TCP option codepoints can concurrently support multiple TCP extensions, even within the same connection, using a new IANA TCP experiment identifier. This approach is robust to experiments that are not registered and to those that do not use this sharing mechanism. It is recommended for all new TCP options that use these codepoints.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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