[Bloat] Taxonomy of various sender-side TCPs

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at vyatta.com
Fri Mar 11 16:18:20 PST 2011

On Sat, 12 Mar 2011 02:13:20 +0200
Jonathan Morton <chromatix99 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12 Mar, 2011, at 12:20 am, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > I bugged then at Linux Plumber's to submit it to get into the upstream
> > kernel, but seems to be stuck in internal testing?
> It appears that they want to get a patent on it.  Hence they do have to keep their cards quite close for the moment, if they don't want to compromise that process.
> Of course I have opinions on software patents - happily they are not a massive problem in Finland - but merely being patented isn't a complete deal-breaker for an algorithm to go into Linux, provided it has an appropriately liberal licensing scheme (ie. GPL compatible).
>  - Jonathan

Never mind then, it sounds like another TCP FAST!


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