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Profile for DCCP Congestion Control ID 3:TFRC Congestion Control

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Jitendra Padhye , Sally Floyd, Eddie Kohler
Last updated 2002-07-03
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This document contains the profile for Congestion Control Identifier 3, TCP-friendly rate control (TFRC), in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP). DCCP implements a congestion-controlled unreliable datagram flow suitable for use by applications such as streaming media. The TFRC CCID is used by applications that want a TCP-friendly send rate, possibly with Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN), while minimizing abrupt rate changes.


Jitendra Padhye
Sally Floyd
Eddie Kohler

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