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Re: Congestion control train-wreck workshop at Stanford: Call for Demos

  • From: Joel Jaeggli
  • Date: Mon Sep 03 22:43:40 2007

John Curran wrote:
> At 9:21 PM -0400 9/3/07, Joe Abley wrote:
>> Is there a groundswell of *operators* who think TCP should be replaced, and believe it can be replaced?
> Just imagine *that* switchover, with the same level of
> transition planning as we received with IPv6...
> ;-)

The congestion control mechanism can be replaced independent of the
transport. In point of fact linux systems have been using bic-tcp by
default since 2004 and nobody noticed...

> /John