Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Adaptive thresholds are useful (#3572)

Martin Thomson <> Tue, 14 April 2020 22:37 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Adaptive thresholds are useful (#3572)
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@martinthomson commented on this pull request.

> @@ -420,8 +420,9 @@ The RECOMMENDED initial value for the packet reordering threshold
 less than 3, to keep in line with TCP {{?RFC5681}}.
 Some networks may exhibit higher degrees of reordering, causing a sender to
-detect spurious losses.  Implementers MAY use algorithms developed for TCP, such
-as TCP-NCR {{?RFC4653}}, to improve QUIC's reordering resilience.
+detect spurious losses.  Increasing reordering thresholds after losses
+are spuriously detected have proven useful in TCP, such	as TCP-NCR

are spuriously detected have proven useful in TCP, such as TCP-NCR

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