[e2e] Why do we need TCP flow control (rwnd)?
detlef.bosau at web.de
Mon Jun 30 07:23:00 PDT 2008
Michael Welzl wrote:
> If the receiver limits the rate, you don't get the sawtooth
> behavior, with packets being lost whenever you exceed the
> congestion limit. No fluctuating rate, but a static one -
> this is more efficient.
IIRC thas was the clue how the TCP/Santa Cruz simulations (ICNP 99)
were made to work ;-)
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