Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] 5tuple routing (#3536)

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@ianswett commented on this pull request.

> @@ -1156,6 +1156,31 @@ SHOULD ignore any such packets.
 Servers MUST drop incoming packets under all other circumstances.
+### Considerations for simple load balancers
+A server deployment could load balance among servers using simply source and
+destination IP addresses and ports. Changes to the client's IP address or port
+could result in packets being forwarded to the wrong server. Such a server
+deployment could use one of the following methods for connection continuity
+when a client's address changes.
+* Servers could use an out-of-band mechanism to forward packets to the correct
+server based on Connection ID.
+* If servers can use other dedicated server IP addresses or ports than
+the one that the client is initiating connections to, they could use the

the one that the client initially connects to, they could use the

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