[rfc-dist] RFC 5327 on Licklider Transmission Protocol - Security Extensions

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        RFC 5327

        Title:      Licklider Transmission Protocol - Security 
        Author:     S. Farrell, M. Ramadas,
                    S. Burleigh
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       September 2008
        Mailbox:    stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie, 
                    mramadas at gmail.com, 
                    Scott.Burleigh at jpl.nasa.gov
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 23269
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-irtf-dtnrg-ltp-extensions-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5327.txt

The Licklider Transmission Protocol (LTP) is intended to serve as a
reliable convergence layer over single-hop deep-space radio frequency
(RF) links.  LTP does Automatic Repeat reQuest (ARQ) of data
transmissions by soliciting selective-acknowledgment reception
reports.  It is stateful and has no negotiation or handshakes.  This
document describes security extensions to LTP, and is part of a
series of related documents describing LTP.

This document is a product of the Delay Tolerant Networking Research
Group and has been reviewed by that group.  No objections to its
publication as an RFC were raised.  This memo defines an Experimental 
Protocol for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the IRTF Working Group of the IETF.

EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
Internet community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any
kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
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