[e2e] Spurious Timeouts in mobile wireless networks, was: Re: Retransmission Timouts revisited
detlef.bosau at web.de
Fri Sep 2 12:34:32 PDT 2005
Detlef Bosau wrote:
> Another, perhaps much more appealing way (and _please_, if this sounds
> reasonable and no one did it, let me the chance to publish it
> myself....) because it does not require any PEP or splitting or
> something else on L3 and above is to exploit the robustness TCP
> following actual RFCs against packet reordering, is to interleave the
> radio blocks of more than one TCP packet and thus to spread delay spikes
> about several packets. It´s just a rough idea now. However, if it is
> helpful, please leave it to me. If it is nonsense, please tell it to me
> as well. It would be a possiblity to map a behaviour, TCP cannot deal
> with, unto one which can be dealt with without difficulties.
> One could call this "delay spreading". I don´t know, whether it works.
> I thouht of it spontaneously yesterday after the recent posts here.
Basically, this is nothing really new. We do this for ages as "code
spreading" or "interleaving" in any FEC technique.
It´s only the idea to do the same for ARQ.
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