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

Jana Iyengar <> Wed, 15 April 2020 00:46 UTC

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

Slight rewording

> +detect spurious losses.  Increasing reordering thresholds after losses
+are spuriously detected have proven useful in TCP, such	as TCP-NCR
+{{?RFC4653}}, and are expected to be equally useful in QUIC.

detect spurious losses. Increasing reordering thresholds after spurious
detection of losses can make the transport more robust to reordering,
as TCP-NCR {{?RFC4653}} does for TCP. Such mechanisms are
expected to make QUIC more robust to reordering as well.

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