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Increasing Maximum Window Size of TCP

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Authors Yoshifumi Nishida , Hirochika Asai
Last updated 2015-09-10 (Latest revision 2015-03-09)
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This document proposes to increase the current max window size allowed in TCP. It describes the current logic that limits the max window size and provides a rationale to relax the limitation as well as the negotiation mechanism to enable this feature safely.


Yoshifumi Nishida
Hirochika Asai

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