Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Add more context and text around ACK frequency (#3706)

Martin Thomson <> Mon, 01 June 2020 02:00 UTC

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@martinthomson commented on this pull request.

> +control purposes {{QUIC-RECOVERY}}. Sending only PADDING frames might cause the
+sender to become limited by the congestion controller with no acknowledgments
+forthcoming from the receiver. Therefore, a sender SHOULD ensure that other
+frames are sent periodically in addition to PADDING frames to elicit
+acknowledgments from the receiver.

Suggestion updated.

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