Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Prioritize Handshake probe packet over Short packet (#3583)

Martin Thomson <> Wed, 15 April 2020 07:09 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Prioritize Handshake probe packet over Short packet (#3583)
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I agree that this is weird.  It's worse than you describe because the exponent on the intervals between Handshake packets is 4, not 2.  We send probes (just a PING) when probing the short packet as recommended, so it isn't too, too bad, but it is also not that great.

I looked into this in mozilla/neqo#448 if people want more context.  I didn't have the time to think through what the ideal solution might be.

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