[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?
touch at ISI.EDU
Sat Jan 5 08:51:55 PST 2008
Injong Rhee wrote:
>> Yes, not causing harm right now is a start, but it's nowhere near the
> Yes. There are no reported cases of harm in real production networks.
> Just yet.
> But if you have seen my work on the evaluation of CUBIC/BIC
> they are quite extensive.
I have also seen the cited reports of problems with CUBIC/BIC.
> I am not sure whether those *IETF standard* TCP algorithms were tested
> as extensively as CUBIC/BIC.
Certainly. But the key is whether we need a new algorithm, whether there
is a benefit, and whether the benefit warrants the risks. That may all
have been proven sufficiently for a wide-scale test with volunteers
aware that they're participating, but I don't like the idea of releasing
this to unwitting users without making it clear they're part of such an
experiment. IMO, the widescale volunteer test is the step that has been
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