TCP Sender Clarification for Persist Condition
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, tcpm mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, tcpm chair <email@example.com> Subject: Document Action: 'TCP sender clarification for Persist Condition.' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-tcpm-persist-07.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'TCP sender clarification for Persist Condition.' (draft-ietf-tcpm-persist-07.txt) as an Informational RFC This document is the product of the TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Wesley Eddy and David Harrington. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-tcpm-persist/
Technical Summary Abstract: This document clarifies the Zero Window Probes (ZWP) described in Requirements for Internet Hosts [RFC1122]. In particular, it clarifies the actions that can be taken on connections which are experiencing the ZWP condition. Working Group Summary There was an initial issue in limiting the scope of this document as a simple clarification. Early on, it included additional content, and specifically outlined a socket option, which has since been elided from the document after a number of discussions. In its current format, the document reflects those changes to limit the scope of the document to just identify what has been mis-interpreted in some past implementations and clarify that a TCP connection in a persist state is treated the same as any other TCP connection. Document Quality This is a short informational document that does not specify a protocol. It is published to clarify the intentions of RFC 1122. Personnel Michael Scharf (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the document shepherd. He has personally reviewed this version and believes it is ready for forwarding to the IESG for publication. Wesley Eddy (email@example.com) is the responsible area director.