[Bloat] [Ecn-sane] My (controversial) position paper on TCP

Dave Collier-Brown Dave.Collier-Brown at indexexchange.com
Wed Mar 20 19:12:04 EDT 2019

Super, much appreciated!

My thoughts about "effective lifetime" just got a long tail, possibly
sufficient to wag the dog (:-))

Do you think we should be shifting to v6, and keeping v4 nearly
invariant to address the long tail?


On 2019-03-20 6:28 p.m., Jonathan Morton wrote:
> I still have a functioning "UFO"-style Apple Airport Base Station from about 2000.  I no longer have a convenient means of reconfiguring it (relies on a real Mac within a certain range of vintages), let alone updating its firmware, if Apple bothered to do that any more.
> A lot of those died early due to a bad batch of capacitors that were going around at the time.  I repaired mine, and it hasn't gone wrong since.  Only trouble is, it only supports 802.11b and 10baseT half duplex.  And an analogue modem which, again, I can no longer command conveniently.
> I also have a considerably better 2007 model.
> Both recently retired in favour of the IQrouter.
>   - Jonathan Morton
David Collier-Brown,         | Always do right. This will gratify
System Programmer and Author | some people and astonish the rest
dave.collier-brown at indexexchange.com |              -- Mark Twain

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