Re: [tcpm] Adam Roach's Yes on draft-ietf-tcpm-alternativebackoff-ecn-11: (with COMMENT)

Gorry Fairhurst <gorry@erg.abdn.ac.uk> Thu, 13 September 2018 07:09 UTC

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Subject: Re: [tcpm] Adam Roach's Yes on draft-ietf-tcpm-alternativebackoff-ecn-11: (with COMMENT)
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Adam,

Thanks for the comments.
It would be very unusual to hyphenate "congestion control",
so I'd suggest leaving this as-is to be consistent with other RFCs.

I plan to incorporate the other corrections in the next edit.

Gorry

On 13/09/2018, 03:51, Adam Roach wrote:
> Adam Roach has entered the following ballot position for
> draft-ietf-tcpm-alternativebackoff-ecn-11: Yes
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> Thanks for a well-written and easy-to-understand document. I find the proposed
> experiment quite interesting.
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> I have a small number of editorial nits that you may want to address if you
> produce another version of the document.
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> I-D Nits reports:
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>    == Unused Reference: 'RFC7713' is defined on line 538, but no explicit
>       reference was found in the text
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> General:
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>    When used as a compound adjective, "congestion control" should be hyphenated.
>    e.g.:
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>    * congestion-control algorithm(s)
>    * congestion-control mechanism(s)
>    * congestion-control response
>    * congestion-control behaviour
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> §1:
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>>   Recognizing these changes in modern AQM practices,
>>   the strict requirement that ECN CE signals be treated identically to
>>   inferred packet loss have been relaxed [RFC8311].  This document
> Nit: "...has been..."
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> §12.2:
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>>   [BUFFERBLOAT]
>>              Gettys, J. and K. Nichols, "Bufferbloat: Dark Buffers in
>>              the Internet", November 2011.
> This seems incomplete. I would suggest something more like:
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>     [BUFFERBLOAT]
>                Gettys, J. and K. Nichols, "Bufferbloat: Dark Buffers in the
>                Internet", ACM Queue 9, 11, DOI 10.1145/2063166.2071893,
>                November 2011, https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2071893
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