[e2e] Routers accessing TCP header

Arjuna Sathiaseelan arjuna.sathiaseelan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 09:48:37 PST 2005

Dear Craig,
  Thanks for the reply. Ooops, my tech reports on the web are like
child's play :)..The experiments performed and lots of issues were
done during my early stages and are void..I will be updating them with
my proper work soon and let you know. Once again, thanks for your


On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 12:14:57 -0500, Craig Partridge <craig at aland.bbn.com> wrote:
> Hi Arjuna:
> Thanks for the note placing your work in context.  I downloaded a couple of
> the tech reports and read them briefly -- it helps to understand that you
> came at the problem of error notification as a way to help avoid the
> unnecessary retransmission due to dupe acks problem.
> Let me explain the original point of my note.  Bob Braden (manager of
> this list) is often fond of reminding folks that we, in computer science,
> do a poor job of seeking out other's work before we start on our own.
> So a lot of work starts with a blank piece of paper, when a lot of prior
> work would ensure the work started better informed.  So I encourage you
> to look not so much at our ETEN paper's contents (which is addressing
> a different issue) but at our references (some 40+) which seek to cite
> all the prior work worrying about error notification -- you may find
> something relevant to your work.
> Good luck!
> Craig

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