Using Spurious Retransmissions to Adapt the Retransmission Timeout
draft-allman-rto-backoff-05

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Abstract

This document describes a method for using spurious retransmission timeouts as the trigger for slightly changing the way TCP's retransmission timeout is computed in an effort to avoid subsequent unnecessary retransmissions.

Authors

Mark Allman (mallman@icir.org)

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