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RFC 879

"The TCP Maximum Segment Size and Related Topics", November 1983

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc879.txt
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Status:
UNKNOWN
Updated by:
RFC 6691
Author:
J. Postel
Stream:
[Legacy]

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Abstract

This RFC discusses the TCP Maximum Segment Size Option and related topics. The purposes is to clarify some aspects of TCP and its interaction with IP. This memo is a clarification to the TCP specification, and contains information that may be considered as "advice to implementers".


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