An Update to Happy Eyeballs
draft-pauly-v6ops-happy-eyeballs-update-01

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Last updated 2017-03-12
Replaced by draft-ietf-v6ops-rfc6555bis
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-pauly-v6ops-happy-eyeballs-update-01.txt

Abstract

"Happy Eyeballs" (RFC6555) is the name for a technique of reducing user-visible delays on dual-stack hosts. Since one address family (IPv4 or IPv6) may be blocked, broken, or sub-optimal on a network, clients that attempt connections for both address families in parallel have a higher chance of establishing a connection sooner. Now that this approach has been deployed at scale and measured for several years, the algorithm specification can be refined to improve its reliability and generalization.

Authors

Tommy Pauly (tpauly@apple.com)
David Schinazi (dschinazi@apple.com)

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