[rfc-dist] RFC 4413 on TCP/IP Field Behavior

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        RFC 4413

        Title:      TCP/IP Field Behavior 
        Author:     M. West,  S. McCann
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       March 2006
        Mailbox:    mark.a.west at roke.co.uk, 
                    stephen.mccann at roke.co.uk
        Pages:      44
        Characters: 28435
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-rohc-tcp-field-behavior-04.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc4413.txt

This memo describes TCP/IP field behavior in the context of header
compression.
Header compression is possible because most header
fields do not vary randomly from packet to packet.  Many of the
fields exhibit static behavior or change in a more or less
predictable way.  When a header compression scheme is designed, it is
of fundamental importance to understand the behavior of the fields in
detail.  An example of this analysis can be seen in RFC 3095.
This memo performs a similar role for the compression of TCP/IP
headers.  This memo provides information for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Robust Header Compression
Working Group of the IETF


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