Re: [rtcweb] Some language on "prioritization"

Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> Mon, 31 March 2014 17:38 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Some language on "prioritization"
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On 31 March 2014 10:08, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:
> -- TODO: Specify a relative priority scheme that makes sense with SCTP,
> with an appropriate reference. [draft-ietf-tsvwg-sctp-prpolicies]
> specifies a priority policy, but it's about discarding packets, not
> deciding which packets to send first, and it also makes it impossible to
> specify time-bounded retransmission. --


Why would SCTP need special treatment?  I can understand if there are
particular time-sensitive control messages that need to be given
higher priority, but this is all time-sensitive.