Re: [multipathtcp] Spencer Dawkins' Yes on draft-ietf-mptcp-experience-06: (with COMMENT)

Olivier Bonaventure <Olivier.Bonaventure@uclouvain.be> Thu, 27 October 2016 20:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: [multipathtcp] Spencer Dawkins' Yes on draft-ietf-mptcp-experience-06: (with COMMENT)
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Dear Spencer,

Thanks for your comments. A revised version will be uploaded soon on the 
IETF servers.

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> COMMENT:
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>
> Should this text
>
>    The FTP interference is expected and due to
>    Application Level Gateways running home routers.
>
> be "running in home routers"? I'm not sure how to parse the sentence
> otherwise.

I have added a sentence to explain that the ALG changes the payload and 
this is detected by the DSS Checksum used by MPTCP
>
> When reading this text
>
>    This may be
>    excessive in some environments, in particular when the client and/or
>    the server have a large number of interfaces.
>
> I am reminded that multiple IP addresses per interface are common in IPv6
> and dual stack deployments. That would make the situation worse, wouldn't
> it? If so, would that be worth saying?

I've added the following sentence : "Implementations shoud allow
to limit the number of subflows that are used."


Olivier