Re: [tsvwg] Status of ECN encapsulation drafts (i.e., stuck)

Bob Briscoe <> Fri, 13 March 2020 17:45 UTC

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No, you have to read the email. The doubling comes at fragmentation, 
then the reassembly is meant to compensate for it.


On 13/03/2020 17:23, Jonathan Morton wrote:
>> On 13 Mar, 2020, at 6:42 pm, Bob Briscoe <> wrote:
>>> What am I missing from the context of your objections?
>> Well, I don't know, 'cos I don't know how you came to that interpretation (you'll need to point to the sentence that made you think that, if it's still not clear).
> I'm referring specifically to your claim that the existing specifications can result in a doubling of CE marks in the reassembled and decapsulated packets, relative to the number present in the encapsulated, fragmented packets arriving at the decapsulator.  I cannot at present identify any mechanism which permits this to occur, but it seems to form the basis of your justification for modified language.
> So *one* of us has clearly misread the specs in question.  I just want to figure out which of us it is.  You could do so by quoting chapter and verse for such a mechanism, and we can work from there.
>   - Jonathan Morton

Bob Briscoe