Improving SACK-based loss recovery for TCP
draft-scheffenegger-tcpm-sack-loss-recovery-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Richard Scheffenegger 
Last updated 2010-11-15
Stream (None)
Formats
Expired & archived
plain text pdf htmlized bibtex
Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
RFC Editor Note (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Telechat date
Responsible AD (None)
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-scheffenegger-tcpm-sack-loss-recovery-00.txt

Abstract

This note clarifies the behavior of TCP SACK while doing loss recovery close to the end-of-stream. This allows TCP SACK to never exhibit worse loss recovery characteristics than TCP NewReno under identical circumstances.

Authors

Richard Scheffenegger (rs@netapp.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)