LTP Fragmentation

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The Licklider Transmission Protocol (LTP) provides a reliable datagram "covergence layer" for the Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) Bundle Protocol. In common practice, LTP is often configured over UDP/IP sockets and inherits its maximum segment size from the maximum-sized UDP datagram. This document discussses LTP interactions with IP fragmentation and mitigations for managing the amount of IP fragmentation employed.


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