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Computer Networking : A Top-Down Approach

Computer Networking : A Top-down Approach

Authors:
James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross
Exercise:
Review
Chapter:
Transport Layer
Edition:
6
ISBN:
9780132856201
Question:
9

 

Question

In our rdt protocols, why did we need to introduce sequence numbers?

Answer

Sequence numbers are necessary for a receiver to find out whether an arriving packet contains new data or is a retransmission in our rdt protocols.


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