[ProgSoc] TCP quiz. HELP!!!!

Simon Pearce simon275 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 11:54:43 EST 2010


Just quickly tcp sends acknoldgement for every data packet. Someone  
can probably explain it better.

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On 03/06/2010, at 11:44 AM, bangdao hu <bangdao.hu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, guys, there is a question from my networking essentials practice  
> exam. TCP sends acknowledgement segments for received data segments.  
> Does the receiving TCP layer need to send one acknowledgement for  
> every data segment
> received? If not, why not?
>
> I think the answer is yes cause after the connection being  
> established, the ACK is always set to be on. Are my answer and the  
> justification correct? Thanks a lot.
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