Re: The TCP and UDP checksum algorithm may soon need updating

Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> Wed, 10 June 2020 16:40 UTC

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Subject: Re: The TCP and UDP checksum algorithm may soon need updating
From: Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>
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On 2020-06-10, at 18:37, Salz, Rich <rsalz=40akamai.com@dmarc.ietf.org> wrote:
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> TLS will resend packets even if bit-errors slip past TCP

Last time I looked, TLS would abort the connection.

Which is exactly what makes QUIC more useful here than TLS/TCP.

Grüße, Carsten