[e2e] Answer to Dave Reed Re: Fwd: Re: Question the other way round:

Ted Faber faber at isi.edu
Sat Nov 23 16:57:00 PST 2013

On 11/23/2013 04:04 PM, Detlef Bosau wrote:
> Am 23.11.2013 22:15, schrieb Ted Faber:
>> I took your statement about "VJCC causing congestion" to mean you took
>> issue with the endpoints slowly opening their windows to probe the
>> network state and the effect of that probing on network queues and
>> consequently on other flows.  The work I mentioned is part of a large
>> body of work focused on reducing the effect of such probes.
> Is there a possibility to avoid those probes at all?

In the Internet, no.

Scale and heterogeneity preclude the kinds of constraints on the network
elements that make non-reactive congestion control feasible.

Ted Faber
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