[rfc-dist] RFC 6675 on A Conservative Loss Recovery Algorithm Based on Selective Acknowledgment (SACK) for TCP

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        RFC 6675

        Title:      A Conservative Loss Recovery Algorithm 
                    Based on Selective Acknowledgment (SACK) for 
        Author:     E. Blanton, M. Allman,
                    L. Wang, I. Jarvinen,
                    M. Kojo, Y. Nishida
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2012
        Mailbox:    elb at psg.com, 
                    mallman at icir.org, 
                    liliw at juniper.net,
                    ilpo.jarvinen at helsinki.fi, 
                    kojo at cs.helsinki.fi,
                    nishida at wide.ad.jp
        Pages:      15
        Characters: 34484
        Obsoletes:  RFC3517

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tcpm-3517bis-02.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6675.txt

This document presents a conservative loss recovery algorithm for TCP
that is based on the use of the selective acknowledgment (SACK) TCP 
option.  The algorithm presented in this document conforms to the spirit 
of the current congestion control specification (RFC 5681), but allows TCP 
senders to recover more effectively when multiple segments are lost from a 
single flight of data.  This document obsoletes RFC 3517 and describes 
changes from it.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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