TCP Large Windows (tcplw) Concluded WG

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WG Name TCP Large Windows
Acronym tcplw
Area Transport Area (tsv)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-tcplw-01 Approved
Dependencies Document dependency graph (SVG)
Personnel Chair David Borman
Mailing list Address tcplw@bsdi.com
To subscribe tcplw-request@bsdi.com
Archive

Charter for Working Group

The TCP Large Windows Working Group is chartered to produce a
specification for the use of TCP on high-delay, high-bandwidth paths.
To this end, this working group recommended ``TCP extensions for
long-delay paths'' (RFC 1072), and ``TCP Extension for High-Speed
Paths'' (RFC 1185)
be published jointly as a Proposed Standard. Deficiencies in
the technical details of the documents were identified by the
End-to-End Research Group of the IRTF. Rather than progress the
standard with known deficiencies, the IESG tasked the End-to-End
Research Group to fix and merge these two documents into a single
protocol specification document. This review was done on the
e2e-interest@isi.edu mailing list.

The TCP Large Windows Working Group is being resurrected for a one
time meeting, to review and if appropriate, approve this new document.

Milestones

Date Milestone
Done Review the TCP Extended Window Size proposal from the IRSG End to End Research Group and if acceptable, recommend it for Standards status.