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TCP option space extension

Document type: Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Last updated: 2012-09-27 (latest revision 2012-03-26)
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The document goals are as follows: Firstly, this document summarizes the motivations for extending TCP option space. Secondly, It tries to summarize the various known issues that needs to be taken into account while extending the TCP option space. Thirdly, it briefly provides a short summary of the various TCP option space proposals that has been proposed so far. Some additional proposals which includes variations to the existing proposals are also presented. The goal of this document is to rejuvenate the discussions on this topic and eventually to converge on a scheme for extending TCP option space.


Anantha Ramaiah <>

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