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	Title		: The NewReno Modification to TCP's Fast Recovery 
	Author(s)	: S. Floyd, T. Henderson, A. Gurtov
	Filename	: draft-ietf-tsvwg-newreno-01.txt,.ps
	Pages		: 20
	Date		: 2003-10-2
RFC 2581 [RFC2581] documents the following four intertwined TCP
congestion control algorithms: Slow Start, Congestion Avoidance, Fast
Retransmit, and Fast Recovery.  RFC 2581 [RFC2581] explicitly allows
certain modifications of these algorithms, including modifications
that use the TCP Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) option [RFC2018],
and modifications that respond to 'partial acknowledgments' (ACKs
which cover new data, but not all the data outstanding when loss was
detected) in the absence of SACK.  The NewReno mechanism uses an
algorithm for responding to partial acknowledgments that was first
proposed by Janey Hoe in [Hoe95].

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