[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?

Lloyd Wood L.Wood at surrey.ac.uk
Wed Jan 3 16:28:12 PST 2007

At Wednesday 03/01/2007 14:46 -0800, Joe Touch wrote:
>> The point is that if *everyone* used QuickACKs, short transfers would
>> be faster, with almost no harm done to long flows.
>If you believe that's true, please present some verification. An
>implementation based on an assertion is insufficient.

And yet everyone is expected to implement based on the simple MUST and SHOULD assertions in RFCs, given without explanation.

Which is, as you say, insufficient.


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