[FoRK] A Radical New Router

Bill Stoddard wgstoddard at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 12:46:31 PDT 2009


Stephen Williams wrote:
> This shouldn't be radical, it should have already been done.  Nice 
> solution to "fixing" TCP by working with it.  They carefully drop a 
> single packet per TCP flow to drop transmission rate without going 
> exponential.
>
> http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/computing/networks/a-radical-new-router/1
>
> sdw
I was an SNA hack in a past life and I had the exact same 'WTF' response 
when I read this in my hardcopy Spectrum that came in the mail a while 
back.   Hardly newsworthy much less 'radical'...

Bill


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