Re: [tcpm] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC5681 (2269)

Lars Eggert <lars.eggert@nokia.com> Fri, 21 May 2010 08:29 UTC

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Subject: Re: [tcpm] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC5681 (2269)
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It looks like we have consensus. I rejected the errata. Thanks for the quick resolution.

Lars

On 2010-5-18, at 20:02, Eddy, Wesley M. (GRC-MS00)[ASRC AEROSPACE CORP] wrote:

> I think this errata should be rejected, as 3042 behavior
> is referenced as a SHOULD on page 9, when implementing
> fast retransmit + fast recovery, and this material is
> new for 5681 (it was not part of 2581), but I think we
> need to discuss this on the TCPM list and let our ADs
> know how to handle it.
> 
> --
> Wes Eddy
> MTI Systems
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: RFC Errata System [mailto:rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:28 PM
>> To: mallman@icir.org; vern@icir.org; eblanton@cs.purdue.edu;
>> ietfdbh@comcast.net; lars.eggert@nokia.com; weddy@grc.nasa.gov;
>> david.borman@windriver.com
>> Cc: nmalykh@protocols.ru; tcpm@ietf.org; rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org
>> Subject: [Technical Errata Reported] RFC5681 (2269)
>> 
>> 
>> The following errata report has been submitted for RFC5681,
>> "TCP Congestion Control".
>> 
>> --------------------------------------
>> You may review the report below and at:
>> http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?rfc=5681&eid=2269
>> 
>> --------------------------------------
>> Type: Technical
>> Reported by: Nikolai Malykh <nmalykh@protocols.ru>
>> 
>> Section: 7
>> 
>> Original Text
>> -------------
>>  The description of fast retransmit and fast recovery has been
>>  clarified, and the use of Limited Transmit [RFC3042] is now
>>  recommended.
>> 
>> 
>> Corrected Text
>> --------------
>>  The description of fast retransmit and fast recovery has been
>>  clarified.
>> 
>> 
>> Notes
>> -----
>> Really using of Limited Transmit [RFC3042] is not recommended anywhere
>> in RFC 5681.
>> 
>> Instructions:
>> -------------
>> This errata is currently posted as "Reported". If necessary, please
>> use "Reply All" to discuss whether it should be verified or
>> rejected. When a decision is reached, the verifying party (IESG)
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>> 
>> --------------------------------------
>> RFC5681 (draft-ietf-tcpm-rfc2581bis-07)
>> --------------------------------------
>> Title               : TCP Congestion Control
>> Publication Date    : September 2009
>> Author(s)           : M. Allman, V. Paxson, E. Blanton
>> Category            : DRAFT STANDARD
>> Source              : TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions
>> Area                : Transport
>> Stream              : IETF
>> Verifying Party     : IESG