CoAP Minimum Block Time

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Last updated 2012-10-08 (latest revision 2012-07-08)
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This document defines an "MinimumBlockTime" option for CoAP, which can be used to negotiate the minimum time between two subsequent block requests. It can be used for overload and congestion control. Note Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested, and should be sent to


Bert Greevenbosch (

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