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Minimal TCP Convergence-Layer Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dtn WG)
Expired & archived
Author Scott C. Burleigh
Last updated 2019-10-25 (Latest revision 2019-04-23)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document describes a Minimal TCP (MTCP) "convergence-layer" protocol for the Delay-Tolerant Networking (DTN) Bundle Protocol (BP). MTCP uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) to transmit BP "bundles" from one BP node to another node to which it is topologically adjacent in the BP network. The services provided by the MTCP convergence-layer protocol adapter utilize a standard TCP connection for the purposes of bundle transmission.


Scott C. Burleigh

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