Deprecating ICMP Source Quench messages

Fernando Gont <> Fri, 26 November 2010 23:39 UTC

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At the tsvwg wg meeting @ Beijing I presented the I-D
draft-gont-tsvwg-source-quench-00, which aims at deprecating ICMP Source
Quench messages.

My understanding is that the general feeling was "Oh, yeah... we should
have deprecated ICMP Source Quench a long time ago" (which had also been
the feeling at tcpm when we had discussed this idea years ago).

However, since nobody had actually read the I-D, the decision about
adoption of this document as a wg item was deferred.

So I'm asking for feedback on the document, and on whether there's
support to pursue this document in tsvwg.

FWIW, the document is so short that, even if you have not read it
before, it shouldn't take more than a few minutes to skim through it.


Kind regards,
Fernando Gont
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