Re: [aqm] [tcpm] TCP ACK Suppression

David Lang <david@lang.hm> Sat, 10 October 2015 03:33 UTC

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Subject: Re: [aqm] [tcpm] TCP ACK Suppression
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On Fri, 9 Oct 2015, David Lang wrote:

> You don't want to acknowlege it, but TCP is broken in the face of excessive 
> buffering. TCPM isn't fixing that, grassroots efforts are developing the 
> fixes and AQM is formalizing the results.

Apologies if this came off as an attack on the TCPM group. I don't know what 
they have been working on, I just know what is visible to the outside world. It 
was intended as an observation of apparent results, not an attack.

David Lang