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ISO Transport Class 2 Non-use of Explicit Flow Control over TCP RFC1006 extension



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Network Working Group                                        Y. Pouffary
Request For Comments: 1859                 Digital Equipment Corporation
Category: Informational                                     October 1995


    ISO Transport Class 2 Non-use of Explicit Flow Control over TCP
                           RFC 1006 extension

Status of this Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  This memo
   does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of
   this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction - General recommendations.......................2
   2. The protocol.................................................3
   2.1 TCP service as a Network Service - The Primitives...........3
   2.2 Connection Establishment....................................4
   2.3 Data Transfer...............................................5
   2.4 Connection Release..........................................6
   3. Packet Format................................................6
   4. DIGITAL DECnet over TCP/IP...................................8
   Acknowledgements................................................9
   References......................................................9
   Author's Address................................................9

1. Introduction - General recommendations

   This document is an extension to STD35, RFC 1006, a standard for the
   Internet community. The document does not duplicate the protocol
   definitions contained in RFC 1006 and in International Standard ISO
   8073.  It supplements that information with the description of how to
   implement ISO Transport Class 2 Non-use of Explicit Flow Control on
   top of TCP.

   The document should be used in conjunction with the RFC 1006 and ISO
   8073.

   The RFC 1006 standard defines how to implement ISO 8073 Transport
   Class 0 on top of TCP. This memo defines how to implement ISO 8073
   Transport Class 2 Non-use of Explicit Flow Control on top of TCP.
   Like ISO Transport Class 0, Class 2 Non-use of Explicit Flow Control
   provides basic connection with minimal overhead.

   A Transport protocol class is selected for a particular Transport
   connection based upon the characteristics of the lower layers and the



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