TCP Usage Guidance in the Internet of Things (IoT)
draft-ietf-lwig-tcp-constrained-node-networks-13

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Subject: Document Action: 'TCP Usage Guidance in the Internet of Things (IoT)' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-lwig-tcp-constrained-node-networks-13.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'TCP Usage Guidance in the Internet of Things (IoT)'
  (draft-ietf-lwig-tcp-constrained-node-networks-13.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Light-Weight Implementation Guidance
Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Erik Kline and √Čric Vyncke.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-lwig-tcp-constrained-node-networks/


Technical Summary

   This document provides guidance on how to implement and use the
   Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) in Constrained-Node Networks
   (CNNs, defined in RFC7228), which are a characterstic of the Internet of Things (IoT).
   Such environments require a lightweight TCP implementation and may
   not make use of optional functionality.  This document explains a
   number of known and deployed techniques to simplify a TCP stack as
   well as corresponding tradeoffs.  The objective is to help embedded
   developers with decisions on which TCP features to use.

Working Group Summary

   Nothing noteworthy.

Document Quality

   This document is not a protocol specification, and it intends to  provide guidance
   on how to implement and configure TCP stack, as well as on how TCP is advisable
   to be used by applications. This document has been reviewed thoroughly by the
   experts in both LWIG and TCPM working groups during the WGLC.  Markku Kojo,
   a long-time IETF transport expert, has provided a thorough review.  Many others
   provided comments which have been reflected in the current version of this draft.  

Personnel

   Shepherd: Zhen Cao
   Responsible AD: Erik Kline