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TCP Option to Denote Packet Mood

Richard Hay
Warren Turkal
Internet Engineering Task Force, http://ietf.org (2010), pp. 8


In an attempt to anthropomorphize the bit streams on countless physical layer networks throughout the world, we propose a TCP option to express packet mood. This can be addressed by adding TCP Options [RFC793] to the TCP header, using ASCII characters that encode commonly used "emoticons" to convey packet mood.

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