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

Charles N Wyble charles at thewybles.com
Sat Apr 5 18:36:43 UTC 2008

On Sat, 5 Apr 2008, Kevin Day wrote:

> On Apr 4, 2008, at 8:51 PM, Paul Vixie wrote:
>> 	What is really necessary is to detect just the flows that need to 
>> slow
>> 	down, and selectively discard just one packet at the right time, but
>> 	not more, per TCP cycle. Discarding too many will cause a flow to
>> 	stall -- we see this when Web access takes forever.
>> 	...

I suggest reading the excellent page:
"High-Speed TCP Variants":

[Charles N Wyble] 


This is in fact an excellent resource. Thanks for sharing it! 

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