RFC 889

Internet Delay Experiments, December 1983

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc889.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL (changed from UNKNOWN April 2016)
Author:
D.L. Mills
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC0889

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Abstract

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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