[e2e] TCP improved closing strategies?

William Allen Simpson william.allen.simpson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 06:23:33 PDT 2009

Ted Faber wrote:
> <Blows dust off>
> http://www.isi.edu/~faber/pubs/html/infocom99/
> Basically, if you make sure your clients close the connection rather
> than your servers, you're fine.  That paper includes a couple possible
> ways to hack that, but the easiest is to have your clients close.
Ah yes, I vaguely remember reading that back in the day.  Sadly, it's
the clients that we cannot depend on closing....  Still, good ideas.

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