[e2e] Simple Question on TCP Window Size

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Thu May 10 12:29:48 PDT 2001

   *>   - the current sockets API doesn't include delivering arbitrary IP 
  *>    header bits with UDP payloads.

If so, then the current sockets API is out of conformance with the Host
Requirements RFC of October 1989 (see RFC 1122, sections 3.4 and
4.2.4).  [Not arbitrary, but close enough.]

(This is only a single shot in a war between operating system people
and networking people that has been going on since about 1970... ;-))

Bob Braden

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