RFC 4336

Problem Statement for the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP), March 2006

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S. Floyd
M. Handley
E. Kohler
dccp (tsv)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC4336

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This document describes for the historical record the motivation behind the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP), an unreliable transport protocol incorporating end-to-end congestion control. DCCP implements a congestion-controlled, unreliable flow of datagrams for use by applications such as streaming media or on-line games. This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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