Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Fix congestion control permissiveness (#3248)

Gorry Fairhurst <> Tue, 19 November 2019 02:14 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Fix congestion control permissiveness (#3248)
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gorryfair commented on this pull request.

-QUIC hosts MUST NOT send packets if they would increase bytes_in_flight (defined
-in {{vars-of-interest}}) beyond the available congestion window, unless the
-packet is a probe packet sent after a PTO timer expires, as described in
+Endpoints can unilaterally choose a different algorithm to use, such as Cubic

I think this could reads slightly  better if we swapped these two sentences. First state is generic - then that you can choose different alg.

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