Re: [tcpm] [tsvwg] draft-ietf-tcpm-rfc8312bis-04: flipped exponents in the AVG_W_cubic formulas?

"Rodney W. Grimes" <ietf@gndrsh.dnsmgr.net> Tue, 07 September 2021 16:53 UTC

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Subject: Re: [tcpm] [tsvwg] draft-ietf-tcpm-rfc8312bis-04: flipped exponents in the AVG_W_cubic formulas?
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Hello Lars, Bob, list(s),
	comments inline [RWG],
Regards
Rod

> Hi,
> 
> On 2021-9-7, at 16:13, Bob Briscoe <in@bobbriscoe.net> wrote:
> > [BB] A nit (I wouldn't have bothered saying this if the draft hadn't just become a candidate for a major drains-up following Markku's review).
> 
> what gave you that impression? :-)
> 
> > FWIW, I prefer the style of formulae as they were in RFC8312.
> 
> Noted. So far, I've heard some preference for the change, but that can of course change.

 [RWG]  Though ascii art is good for conveying bits in bytes of packets,
it is absolutely horrid for trying to exactly communicate a formula.  I
support Bob's position that this would be better expressed as code snippits.

> I just wished people wouldn't wait until after WGLC to actually send comments :-/

 [RWG] This seems to indicate there is a breakdown in process.

> Thanks,
> Lars
> 
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Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes@freebsd.org