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Re: Feedback on TCP Fast Open?

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2013 20:56:01 +0000
To: "Scharf, Michael (Michael)" <michael.scharf@alcatel-lucent.com>
cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "tcpm@ietf.org" <tcpm@ietf.org>
Message-ID: <11941.1375476961@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <655C07320163294895BBADA28372AF5D07CBF8@FR712WXCHMBA15.zeu.alcatel-l
ucent.com>, "Scharf, Michael (Michael)" writes:

>As mentioned today on the mic, the TCPM working group has a working group 
>item that allows data to be carried in the SYN and SYN-ACK packets and that
>is consumed by the receiving end during the initial connection handshake,

Uhm, didn't we try that once with TTCP only to find out that it
opened a major DoS hole ?

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