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A Google Congestion Control Algorithm for Real-Time Communication

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (rmcat WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Stefan Holmer , Henrik Lundin , Gaetano Carlucci , Luca De Cicco, Saverio Mascolo
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2015-06-29)
Replaces draft-alvestrand-rtcweb-congestion
Replaced by draft-ietf-rmcat-gcc
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-rmcat-gcc
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This document describes two methods of congestion control when using real-time communications on the World Wide Web (RTCWEB); one delay- based and one loss-based. It is published as an input document to the RMCAT working group on congestion control for media streams. The mailing list of that working group is


Stefan Holmer
Henrik Lundin
Gaetano Carlucci
Luca De Cicco
Saverio Mascolo

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