LBL Network Research Group RFCs and Internet Drafts

This list only includes RFCs and Internet Drafts coauthored by members of the Network Research Group. This is not necessarily a complete list.


Ramakrishnan, K.K., and Floyd, S., A Proposal to add Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) to IP. RFC 2481, January 1999. (or get the local copy, in text or postscript).


Allman, M., Floyd, S., and Partridge, C.,
Increasing TCP's Initial Window, RFC 2414, Experimental, September 1998.

B. Braden, D. Clark, J. Crowcroft, B. Davie, S. Deering, D. Estrin, S. Floyd, V. Jacobson, G. Minshall, C. Partridge, L. Peterson, K. Ramakrishnan, S. Shenker, J. Wroclawski, L. Zhang, Recommendations on Queue Management and Congestion Avoidance in the Internet, April 1998. RFC 2309 ( text), Informational RFC.

Casner, S., and Jacobson, V., Compressing IP/UDP/RTP Headers for Low-Speed Serial Links. Internet draft draft-casner-jacobson-crtp-05.txt, working draft, July 1998.

Estrin, D., Farinacci, D., Helmy, A., Thaler, D., Deering, S., Handley, M., Jacobson, V., Liu, C., Sharma, P., and Wei, L., Protocol Independent Multicast-Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): Protocol Specification, RFC 2362, Experimental Status, June 1998. This obsoletes RFC 2117, June 1997.

Handley, M., and Jacobson, V., SDP: Session Description Protocol. RFC 2327, Proposed Standard, April 1998.

Mahdavi, J., and Paxson, V., IPPM Metrics for Measuring Connectivity. Internet draft draft-ietf-ippm-connectivity-02.txt. Work in progress, August 1998.

A. Mankin, A. Romanow, S. Bradner, V. Paxson. IETF Criteria for Evaluating Reliable Multicast Transport and Application Protocols, RFC 2357, June 1998.

V. Paxson, G. Almes, J. Mahdavi, M. Mathis, J. Framework for IP Performance Metrics. RFC 2330, Informational, May 1998.

Schulzrinne, H., Casner, S., Frederick, R., and Jacobson, V., RTP: A Transport Protocol for Real-Time Applications (text, postscript). This is a revision of RFC 1889 (listed below), in preparation for advancement from Proposed Standard to Draft Standard status. August 1998.

B. Volz, I. Heavens, S. Dawson, V. Paxson, M. Allman, Known TCP Implementation Problems, Internet draft draft-ietf-tcpimpl-prob-04.txt, working draft, August 1998.


Jacobson, V., R. Braden, and D. Borman, TCP Extensions for High Performance. Internet draft draft-ietf-tcplw-high-performance-01.txt, Expired. This memo updates and obsoletes RFC 1323, a Proposed Standard, with small clarifications and corrections.


Berc, L., Fenner, W., Frederick, R., and McCanne, S. RTP Payload Format for JPEG-compressed Video. RFC 2035. October 1996.

Deering, S., Estrin, D., Farinacci, D., Handley, M., Helmy, A., Jacobson, V., Liu, C., Sharma, P., Thaler, D., Wei, L., Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM): Motivation and Architecture. Work in progress.

Estrin, D., Farinacci, D., Helmy, A., Jacobson, V., Wei, L., Protocol Independent Multicast-Dense Mode (PIM-DM): Protocol Specification. Work in progress.

Mathis, M., Mahdavi, J., Floyd, S., and Romanow, A., TCP Selective Acknowledgement Options. RFC 2018, Proposed Standard, April 1996. Abstract.

Schulzrinne, H., Casner, S., Frederick, R., and Jacobson, V., RTP: A Transport Protocol for Real-Time Applications. RFC 1889, January 1996.


V. Jacobson, R. Braden, and D. Borman, TCP Extensions for High Performance. RFC 1323 (Obsoletes RFC 1072, RFC 1185), May 1992.


Jacobson, V., Compressing TCP/IP Headers for Low-speed Serial Links. Request for Comments (Proposed Standard) RFC 1144, Internet Engineering Task Force, Feb. 1990.

Jacobson, V., Braden, R., and Zhang, L., TCP extension for High-Speed Paths. RFC 1185, obsoleted by RFC 1323. October 1990.


Jacobson, V., and Braden, R., TCP extensions for Long-Delay Paths. RFC 1072, obsoleted by 1323, October 1988.

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