Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Improve Idle Timeout text (#3414)

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Improve Idle Timeout text (#3414)
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ianswett commented on this pull request.

>  An endpoint that sends packets near the end of the idle timeout period
 risks having those packets discarded if its peer enters the draining state
 before the packets arrive.  If a peer could time out within a Probe Timeout
-(PTO; see Section 6.6 of {{QUIC-RECOVERY}}), it is advisable to test for
-liveness before sending any data that cannot be retried safely.  Note that it
-is likely that only applications or application protocols will know what
-information can be retried.
+(PTO; see Section 6.6 of {{QUIC-RECOVERY}}), it is advisable to send a PING or
+other ack-eliciting frames to test for liveness before sending any data that
+cannot be retried safely.  Note that it is likely that only applications or
+application protocols will know what information can be retried.

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