A New Data Chunk for Stream Control Transmission Protocol

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Authors Randall Stewart  , Michael Tüxen  , Salvatore Loreto  , Robin Seggelmann 
Last updated 2014-04-23 (latest revision 2013-10-20)
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The Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) is a message oriented transport protocol supporting arbitrary large user messages. However, the sender can not interleave different user messages which which causes head of line blocking at the sender side. To overcome this limitation, this document adds a new data chunk to SCTP.


Randall Stewart (randall@lakerest.net)
Michael Tüxen (tuexen@fh-muenster.de)
Salvatore Loreto (Salvatore.Loreto@ericsson.com)
Robin Seggelmann (robin.seggelmann@t-systems.com)

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