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Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) Congestion Control ID 3 Dropped Packets Option

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in tsv area)
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Author Eddie Kohler
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2007-07-08)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Responsible AD Lars Eggert
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This document describes the Dropped Packets option, a mechanism for reporting the number of lost and marked packets per loss interval in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP)'s Congestion Control ID 3, TCP-Friendly Rate Control. This option may be useful for applications that need to know precisely how many packets are being dropped.


Eddie Kohler

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