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[ih] internet-history Digest, Vol 84, Issue 10

On 5/21/2014 11:15 PM, Noel Chiappa wrote:
>     > From: Wesley Eddy <wes at mti-systems.com>
>     > A decent summary of rationale is in RFC 6633 
> Ah, there's no answer there to my question about 'does SQ work if it is used
> correctly'. It basically seems to say 'we stopped using this aeons ago, this
> is the formal death notice'. It sent me to RFC-1812, but that also didn't say
> directly; _it_ sent me off to two other papers, one which seems not to be
> online, and the other is only available behind a paywall.
> It does mention some good reasons not to use SQ (e.g. it might be an attack
> vector), but again, this doesn't answer the fundamental question (above) -
> and if it was really useful, there might be away around the DoS etc issues.

Another important point is that we have ECN now.

Wes Eddy
MTI Systems