draft-ietf-tsvwg-highspeed-00.txt   draft-ietf-tsvwg-highspeed-01.txt 
Internet Engineering Task Force Sally Floyd Internet Engineering Task Force Sally Floyd
INTERNET-DRAFT ICSI INTERNET-DRAFT ICSI
Expires: January 2004 Expires: February 2004
HighSpeed TCP for Large Congestion Windows HighSpeed TCP for Large Congestion Windows
Status of this Memo Status of this Memo
The proposals in this document are experimental. We believe they The proposals in this document are experimental. While they may be
are safe for deployment in the current Internet, but they do not deployed in the current Internet, they do not represent a consensus
represent a consensus that this is the best method for high-speed that this is the best method for high-speed congestion control. In
congestion control. In particular, we note that alternative particular, we note that alternative experimental proposals are
experimental proposals are likely to be forthcoming, and it is not likely to be forthcoming, and it is not well understood how the
well understood how the proposals in this document will interact proposals in this document will interact with such alternative
with such alternative proposals. proposals.
Status of this Document Status of this Document
This document is an Internet-Draft and is in full conformance with This document is an Internet-Draft and is in full conformance with
all provisions of Section 10 of RFC2026. all provisions of Section 10 of RFC2026.
Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering
Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that
other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet- other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet-
Drafts. Drafts.
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window of 83,333 segments, and a packet drop rate of at most window of 83,333 segments, and a packet drop rate of at most
one congestion event every 5,000,000,000 packets (or one congestion event every 5,000,000,000 packets (or
equivalently, at most one congestion event every 1 2/3 hours). equivalently, at most one congestion event every 1 2/3 hours).
This is widely acknowledged as an unrealistic constraint. To This is widely acknowledged as an unrealistic constraint. To
address this limitation of TCP, this document proposes address this limitation of TCP, this document proposes
HighSpeed TCP, and solicits experimentation and feedback from HighSpeed TCP, and solicits experimentation and feedback from
the wider community. the wider community.
TO BE DELETED BY THE RFC EDITOR UPON PUBLICATION: TO BE DELETED BY THE RFC EDITOR UPON PUBLICATION:
Changes from draft-ietf-tsvwg-highspeed-00.txt:
Changed:
"The proposals in this document are experimental. We believe
they are safe for deployment in the current Internet, "
To:
"The proposals in this document are experimental. While they
may be deployed in the current Internet, "
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Added the section on "Status of this Memo". Added the section on "Status of this Memo".
Added a paragraph to the end of the section on "Deployment Added a paragraph to the end of the section on "Deployment
issues of HighSpeed TCP" about possible interactions between issues of HighSpeed TCP" about possible interactions between
HighSpeed TCP and other alternative experimental proposals. HighSpeed TCP and other alternative experimental proposals.
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Table 14: Perl Program for computing the window in congestion Table 14: Perl Program for computing the window in congestion
avoidance. avoidance.
AUTHORS' ADDRESSES AUTHORS' ADDRESSES
Sally Floyd Sally Floyd
Phone: +1 (510) 666-2989 Phone: +1 (510) 666-2989
ICIR (ICSI Center for Internet Research) ICIR (ICSI Center for Internet Research)
Email: floyd@icir.org Email: floyd@acm.org
URL: http://www.icir.org/floyd/ URL: http://www.icir.org/floyd/
This draft was created in August 2002. This draft was created in August 2003.
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