[e2e] Some questions about TCP.

Detlef Bosau detlef.bosau at web.de
Tue Nov 24 03:36:45 PST 2009

rick jones wrote:
> IIRC the duplicate ACK test includes the advertised window holding 
> fixed.  If the arriving segment updates the window,

On the sender side? Or on the receiver side?

I can well imagine that a receiver may hand over data to the application 
between to acknowledging packets.
So, why should particularly a receiver keep its advertised window fixed?

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