Guidelines for Racing During Connection Establishment

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Often, connections created across the Internet have multiple options of how to communicate: address families, specific IP addresses, network attachments, and application and transport protocols. This document describes how an implementation can race multiple options during connection establishment, and expose this functionality through an API.


Tommy Pauly (

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