Re: [aqm] TCP ACK Suppression

Jonathan Morton <chromatix99@gmail.com> Wed, 07 October 2015 19:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: [aqm] TCP ACK Suppression
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Having just re-read that section of AccECN, it is as I remembered - it is
limited in the quantity of information it can reconstruct, and would be
overwhelmed by an ack covering as many as 32 packets.  IIRC, this was also
a part of AccECN that was felt to be too complex to implement widely.

- Jonathan Morton