[e2e] [Fwd: ECN & PMTU]

Neil Spring nspring at cs.washington.edu
Tue Apr 9 10:32:00 PDT 2002

On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 10:15:35AM +0200, Michael Welzl wrote:
> > ftp://ftp.ee.lbl.gov/email/sf.97nov20.txt
> "I would agree that there are special cases, mainly high-bandwidth flows
> over very-long-delay satellite links, where there might be significant
> benefit to shortening the feedback loop (as would be done with Source
> Quench)."
> I agree to that as well. Therefore, I wouldn't say it is "not useful".
> It's just not the best congestion notification in the "normal case".

I apologize for misrepresenting Sally's position.  Not
being conscious of having sent traffic over a satellite
link before, it's too easy for me to forget there might
be a benefit to using Source Quench in exceptional cases.


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