FW: satellite TCP performance enhancement

Dan Kohn (dan@teledesic.com)
Thu, 6 Feb 1997 19:06:30 -0800

Boy, I hadn't realized what a sense of humor the end2end list has.
Also, Fred Baker has been referring to satellite networks as "avian
carriers", making sly reference to RFC
1149<http://ds.internic.net/rfc/rfc1149.txt>, which explains why,
paradoxically, the MTU increases with age.

- dan

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Simon Spero [SMTP:ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu]
>Sent: Thursday, February 06, 1997 5:26 PM
>To: braden@ISI.EDU
>Cc: perry@piermont.com; hkruse1@ohiou.edu; end2end-interest@ISI.EDU
>Subject: Re: satellite TCP performance enhancement
>On Thu, 6 Feb 1997 braden@ISI.EDU wrote:
>[Sally Floyd on why using multiple simultaneous TCP connections is bad]
>In the web community, this approach is known as the Massively
>Remote Congestion Aggravator.
>[* MARCA is, of course, marca@netscape.com. - dan *]