[e2e] opening multiple TCP connections getting popular
michael.welzl at uibk.ac.at
Fri Aug 31 04:46:45 PDT 2007
> from an IRTF perspective, maybe it would be useful for someone to
> collect information about failures caused by devices of this sort,
> analyze the reasons for these failures, and determine whether there are
> ways for such devices to do what they intend to do without causing
> unintended failures. also it would be useful to see whether there are
> ways for failures caused by such devices to become more
> visible/accountable to endpoints, or for those failures to become more
> visible to the maintainers for such devices.
That's a great recommendation, and a constructive way forward! Thanks!
> I don't think that this means that work on congestion control etc. is
> hopeless - I think it means that vendors need to learn how to implement
> intermediaries that rarely cause failures that aren't intended as a
> matter of policy, and also how to arrange things that when such failures
> do occur that the endpoints can recover from them.
Right.... thanks again for your wise words!
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