Forward RTO-Recovery (F-RTO): An Algorithm for Detecting Spurious Retransmission Timeouts with TCP
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, tcpm mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, tcpm chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Forward RTO-Recovery (F-RTO): An Algorithm for Detecting Spurious Retransmission Timeouts with TCP' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Forward RTO-Recovery (F-RTO): An Algorithm for Detecting Spurious Retransmission Timeouts with TCP ' <draft-ietf-tcpm-rfc4138bis-04.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Lars Eggert and Magnus Westerlund. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-tcpm-rfc4138bis-04.txt
Technical Summary: This document advances the F-RTO algorithm previously published in RFC 4138 from Experimental to Proposed Standard. The changes from RFC 4138 are described in an appendix, but mainly consist of clarifications. This document only upgrades F-RTO for TCP from Experimental to Standards Track; F-RTO for SCTP remains an Experimental mechanism as described in RFC 4138. (This is the reason why this document updates RFC 4138 instead of obsoleting it.) Working Group Summary The working group saw that there were good experiences with F-RTO trials for TCP, and decided that it was reasonable to move it from Experimental to Proposed Standard. The working group has accepted all of the changes that the authors have made without much controversy. Document Quality The document was reviewed for quality by a fair number of TCPM WG members. Personnel Wesley Eddy (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the document shepherd. Lars Eggert (email@example.com) has reviewed this document for the IESG. RFC Editor Note. Please expand the RTO (Retransmission Timeout) and MSS (Maximum Segment Size) acronyms on first occurrence. Section 5: Old: "unnecessarily an inappropriately" NEW: "unnecessarily and inappropriately"