[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?
David P. Reed
dpreed at reed.com
Sun Jan 6 09:39:53 PST 2008
We deploy new protocols all the time by using UDP, of course. Perhaps
the whole flap could have been avoided by simply defining a TCP-like
protocol using UDP framing. The network is supposed to treat UDP
packets with the same algorithms as TCP packets.
And of course Linux would be easily modified so that CUBIC TCP packets
were actually transported in UDP wrappers.
Joe Touch wrote:
> Seriously, I'm not against new protocols in general. I'm just not in
> favor of silent deployment of new protocols to the unaware.
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