Greasing the QUIC Bit

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (quic WG)
Author Martin Thomson 
Last updated 2021-04-06 (latest revision 2020-11-18)
Replaced by draft-ietf-quic-bit-grease
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This document describes a method for negotiating the ability to send an arbitrary value for the second-to-most significant bit in QUIC packets.


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