[rfc-dist] RFC 6773 on DCCP-UDP: A Datagram Congestion Control Protocol UDP Encapsulation for NAT Traversal

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        RFC 6773

        Title:      DCCP-UDP: A Datagram Congestion Control 
                    Protocol UDP Encapsulation for NAT Traversal 
        Author:     T. Phelan,
                    G. Fairhurst,
                    C. Perkins
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2012
        Mailbox:    tphelan at sonusnet.com, 
                    gorry at erg.abdn.ac.uk, 
                    csp at csperkins.org
        Pages:      20
        Characters: 45073
        Updates:    RFC4340, RFC5762

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dccp-udpencap-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6773.txt

This document specifies an alternative encapsulation of the Datagram
Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP), referred to as DCCP-UDP.  This
encapsulation allows DCCP to be carried through the current
generation of Network Address Translation (NAT) middleboxes without
modification of those middleboxes.  This document also updates the
Session Description Protocol (SDP) information for DCCP defined in

This document is a product of the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
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