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Shared Use of Experimental TCP Options

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Dr. Joseph D. Touch
Last updated 2012-04-19 (Latest revision 2011-10-24)
Replaced by draft-ietf-tcpm-experimental-options, RFC 6994
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-tcpm-experimental-options, draft-ietf-tcpm-experimental-options
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This document describes how TCP option codepoints can support concurrent experiments. The suggested mechanism avoids the need for a coordinated registry, and is backward-compatible with currently known uses.


Dr. Joseph D. Touch

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