Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Most the Retry-related fixes (#1788)

Martin Thomson <> Sun, 23 September 2018 16:20 UTC

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martinthomson commented on this pull request.

-A Retry packet does not include a packet number and cannot be explicitly
-acknowledged by a client.
+A server MAY send Retry packets in response to Initial and 0-RTT packets.  A
+server can either discard or buffer 0-RTT packets that it receives.  A server

Yes, the recommendation causes 0-RTT packets to be unusable at the server.  I think that's OK, the text below makes the trade-off clear.

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