determining RTTs

William (BILLW@Score.Stanford.EDU)
Mon 3 Nov 86 12:06:49-PST

how about a couple of TCP options:

        This is retransmission # n
        This contains an ACK for retransmission #n
        This is an ACK for packet containing TIMESTAMP.

This would enable RTT's to be determined exactly.

Of course, it's rather late to be adding things to the TCP spec. Sigh.


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