Train wreck (was "Does TCP Need an Overhaul?")

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at
Mon Apr 7 16:47:44 UTC 2008

On 7 apr 2008, at 18:18, Fred Baker wrote:

> (4) When it is pointed out that instead of complaining about TCP in  
> cases where it is the wrong protocol it may be more useful to use  
> the transport designed for the purpose, researchers who presumably  
> are expert on matters in the transport layer respond in complete  
> surprise.

There is of course the issue of migrating from one transport to  
another with NATs and firewalls thrown in for good measure, which is  
worse than migrating to IPv6 in some ways and only significantly  
better in one (no need to upgrade routers).

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