[e2e] Packet reordering in Internet

Lloyd Wood L.Wood at surrey.ac.uk
Wed Aug 12 11:39:52 PDT 2009

On 12 Aug 2009, at 18:21, Paddy Ganti wrote:

> In our past experience packet reordering is seen most commonly at  
> very small time scales; that is, packets that get sent back to back  
> on a high-speed network are likely to be reordered, but with even a  
> millisecond or so spacing between packets (such as if the packets  
> originated on a 10BaseT net) the chance of reordering is far less.

That is an argument in favour of TCP pacing instead of bursts of back- 
to-back segments.


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