Re: [tcpm] Faster application handshakes with SYN/ACK payloads

Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@surrey.ac.uk> Tue, 15 July 2008 18:22 UTC

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Subject: Re: [tcpm] Faster application handshakes with SYN/ACK payloads
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This looks awfully like reinventing transactional TCP to me - and IIRC  
the reason that never got widely adopted was the increased potential  
for DOS attacks by tying up memory early on with a loaded SYN.

What am I missing?


On 15 Jul 2008, at 19:11, Adam Langley wrote:

> Although I cannot attend Dublin, I though that I would post this
> before the meeting in case people wished to discuss it there.
>
> For the record, I'm still advocating that long options be an
> experimental RFC although my work has switched to using the tricks
> detailed in this draft.
>
> Thanks go to Wes Eddy for comments on the previous version of this  
> draft.
>
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-agl-tcpm-sadata-00.txt
>
> -- 
> Adam Langley agl@imperialviolet.org http://www.imperialviolet.org
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