Re: [aqm] [tcpm] TCP ACK Suppression

Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu> Sat, 10 October 2015 04:20 UTC

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Subject: Re: [aqm] [tcpm] TCP ACK Suppression
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On 10/9/2015 7:14 PM, David Lang wrote:
> The problem with proposals like that is just like RFC3449 says, the
> source can't know what the network looks like to decide if there is a
> benefit to reducing ACKs.

To understand your position, is your conclusion that if it benefits a
single place in the network, then that's enough of a view to know that
it's safe and beneficial throughout the network?

Joe