Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Editorial: More concise intro text (recovery) (#3380)

Martin Thomson <notifications@github.com> Tue, 11 February 2020 23:45 UTC

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martinthomson commented on this pull request.



> -of transport and security experience, and implements mechanisms that make it
-attractive as a modern general-purpose transport.  The QUIC protocol is
-described in {{QUIC-TRANSPORT}}.
-
-QUIC implements the spirit of existing TCP congestion control and loss recovery
-mechanisms, described in RFCs, various Internet-drafts, and also those prevalent
-in the Linux TCP implementation.  This document describes QUIC congestion
-control and loss recovery, and where applicable, attributes the TCP equivalent
-in RFCs, Internet-drafts, academic papers, and/or TCP implementations.
-
+QUIC is a new multiplexed and secure transport protocol atop UDP, specified in
+{{QUIC-TRANSPORT}}. This document describes congestion control and loss
+recovery for QUIC. Mechanisms described in this document follow the spirit
+of existing TCP congestion control and loss recovery mechanisms, described in
+RFCs, various Internet-drafts, or academic papers, and also those prevalent in
+the Linux TCP implementation.

Do we need to privilege Linux, or can we simply say "TCP implementations"?

```suggestion
TCP implementations.
```

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