Increasing Maximum Window Size of TCP

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Authors Yoshifumi Nishida  , Hirochika Asai  , Marcelo Bagnulo 
Last updated 2017-08-03 (latest revision 2017-01-30)
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This document proposes to increase the current max window size allowed in TCP. It describes the current logic that limits the maximum window size and provides a rationale to relax the limitation as well as the negotiation mechanism to enable this feature safely.


Yoshifumi Nishida (
Hirochika Asai (
Marcelo Bagnulo (

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