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

Greg Skinner gds at gds.best.vwh.net
Tue Apr 8 23:33:14 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 01:10:53AM +0200, Marcin Cieslak wrote:
> The problem is that fairness was probably never a design goal of TCP, 
> even with Van Jacobson's congestion avoidance patch.
> Bob Briscoe is a member of the IETF Transport Working Group (TSVWG).

> This subject got some publicity and politics involved, but please see 
> some real discussion on the TSVWG list, with my favorite answer highlighted:

This issue also got some publicity and politics on the IRTF end2end list.

For example, start at http://www.postel.org/pipermail/end2end-interest/2007-August/006925.html .


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