[rfc-dist] RFC 6429 on TCP Sender Clarification for Persist Condition

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        RFC 6429

        Title:      TCP Sender Clarification for Persist 
                    Condition 
        Author:     M. Bashyam, M. Jethanandani,
                    A. Ramaiah
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       December 2011
        Mailbox:    mbashyam at ocarinanetworks.com, 
                    mjethanandani at gmail.com, 
                    ananth at cisco.com
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 14280
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tcpm-persist-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6429.txt

This document clarifies the Zero Window Probes (ZWPs) described in
RFC 1122 ("Requirements for Internet Hosts -- Communication Layers").
In particular, it clarifies the actions that can be taken on
connections that are experiencing the ZWP condition.  Rather than
making a change to the standard, this document clarifies what has
been until now a misinterpretation of the standard as specified in
RFC 1122.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions Working Group of the IETF.


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