RFC 6458

Sockets API Extensions for the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP), December 2011

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R. Stewart
M. Tuexen
K. Poon
P. Lei
V. Yasevich
tsvwg (wit)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC6458

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This document describes a mapping of the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) into a sockets API. The benefits of this mapping include compatibility for TCP applications, access to new SCTP features, and a consolidated error and event notification scheme. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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