Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Retry MUST NOT -> cannot be treated as an acknowledgement (#3171)

Martin Thomson <> Thu, 31 October 2019 00:23 UTC

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martinthomson commented on this pull request.

> @@ -575,8 +575,9 @@ dictated by packet and time threshold mechanisms; see {{ack-loss-detection}}.
 A Retry packet causes a client to send another Initial packet, effectively
 restarting the connection process.  A Retry packet indicates that the Initial
-was received, but not processed.  A Retry packet MUST NOT be treated as an
+was received, but not processed.  A Retry packet cannot be treated as an
+acknowledgment, because it does not indicate a packet was processed or

acknowledgment, because it does not indicate that a packet was processed or

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