RFC 889

Internet Delay Experiments, December 1983

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INFORMATIONAL (changed from UNKNOWN April 2016)
D.L. Mills

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC0889

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This memo reports on some measurements of round-trip times in the Internet and suggests some possible improvements to the TCP retransmission timeout calculation. This memo is both a status report on the Internet and advice to TCP implementers.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.

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