"Does TCP Need an Overhaul?" (internetevolution, via slashdot)

Matthew Moyle-Croft mmc at internode.com.au
Sat Apr 5 11:43:57 UTC 2008


What I'm not quite sure "Fast Flow" is exactly what is it really doing 
that isn't being done already by the DPI vendors (eg. Cisco SCE2000 on 
the Cisco webpage claims to be able to track 2million unidirectional 
> Am I missing something? 
Aside from my horribly broken attempt at English?


> Paul Vixie wrote:
> ...
>> i wouldn't want to get in an argument with somebody who was smart and 
>> savvy
>> enough to invent packet switching during the year i entered 
>> kindergarden,
>> but, somebody told me once that keeping information on every flow was 
>> *not*
>> "inexpensive."  should somebody tell dr. roberts?
>> (i'd hate to think that everybody would have to buy roberts' (anagran's)
>> Fast Flow Technology at every node of their network to make this 
>> work.  that
>> doesn't sound "inexpensive" to me.

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