Re: Van's algorithms in Streams


braden@venera.isi.edu
Fri, 19 Aug 88 10:59:10 PDT


        Date: Mon 15 Aug 88 18:12:25-PDT
        From: William Westfield <BILLW@MATHOM.CISCO.COM>
        Subject: Re: Van's algorithms in Streams
        To: dcrocker@TWG.COM
        Cc: tcp-ip@SRI-NIC.ARPA
        In-Reply-To: Message from "Dave Crocker <dcrocker@twg.com>" of Mon 15 Aug 88 10:31:00-PDT
        Message-Id: <12422755198.10.BILLW@MATHOM.CISCO.COM>
        Status: R

        Grumble.

        All things considered, Van's congestion control enhancments
        are MUCH more important than the header-prediction changes.

        Bill Westfield
        cisco Systems.
        -------

Bill,

I strongly agree. The congestion control enhancements will improve the
performance of the Internet for EVERYBODY, and will significantly improve
the THROUGHPUT for the enhanced TCP's over most real Internet paths. The
header-prediction changes only reduce the CPU OVERHEAD for the individual
system and are mostly important for a TCP operating over a high-speed
one-hop path, e.g., across a LAN.

Bob Braden



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