[e2e] YNT: A Question on the TCP handoff

Ian McDonald imcdnzl at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 15:00:58 PST 2005

On 12/13/05, Alper Kamil Demir <demir at kou.edu.tr> wrote:
> >From the basic ideal the rate of a TCP flow is indpendent from the RTT.
> >Pracitically, it may oscillate because traffic might be bursty and
> >irregular.
> Could you please check RFC3448 (TCP Friendly Rate Control (TFRC):
> Protocol Specification. It does depend on RTT.
You might like to look at http://wand.net.nz/~perry/max_download.php
where a colleague of mine has made a TCP rate calculator. Also useful
for DCCP CCID3 etc as uses TFRC calculation here also.
Ian McDonald
WAND Network Research Group
University of Waikato
New Zealand

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