Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Server sends a PING-only packet if it's limited (#3162)

martinduke <> Wed, 05 February 2020 13:42 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Server sends a PING-only packet if it's limited (#3162)
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It looks like this isn't going anywhere, but I want to record that this PR will result in a deadlock. If all the client's handshake packets are lost, it will already have discarded the Initial Keys and it therefore can't process an Initial PING. The server needs to send a Handshake PING as well.

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