Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] congestion window increase on every ACKed packet could result in bursty sends (#3094)

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] congestion window increase on every ACKed packet could result in bursty sends (#3094)
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@huitema: This is what ABC (RFC 3465) does for TCP. ACK compression has side-effects, and the way to deal with it is, as you say, to pace packets out. This reduction in performance is only when the endpoint does not pace, and it is the only way to limit bursts in that case.

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