[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?
randy at psg.com
Fri Jan 4 16:54:30 PST 2008
>> 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.
a protocol is experimental when someone is trying to convince us to try
it and giving us the code to do so on common platform(s). (before then,
it's just hot air)
a protocol is production when customers want it and are willing to pay
for at least the costs of deploying it.
btw, what's "the IETF?" 
 - http://rip.psg.com/~randy/051000.sigcomm-ivtf.pdf
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