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

Joe Touch touch at ISI.EDU
Fri Jan 4 15:50:53 PST 2008

Christian Huitema wrote:
>> Christian Huitema wrote:
>>>>> Has the IETF become the protocol police?
>>>> The IETF has not; members of the IETF have taken the task on,
>> though.
>>> Well, who made you king?
>> One question is whether they were enabled to deliberately explore an
>> experimental protocol in a widely-deployed public distribution, or
>> whether they were enabled without that understanding.
> But who decides whether a protocol is experimental, or good enough for production use?

That's supposed to happen in the IETF. The protocol in question is being
purported as experimental, not optional standards-track.


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