Why removing the TCP pseudo-header doesn't help mobility, by John Day

  • Posted on: 26 January 2016
  • By: psoc_admin

In a recent presentation at a standards event, someone cited a quote from Vint Cerf that they made a mistake binding IP to TCP with the pseudo-header. Supposedly not doing this would make it easier to solve some of the current problems facing the Internet, such as mobility. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. In fact, the evidence points in the opposite direction.

1. The pseudo-header