[Cake] slightly negative deficits

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Fri Oct 8 13:59:04 EDT 2021

Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> writes:

> I have sometimes thought that allowing the deficit to go negative
> (either one quantum or one mtu) might
> result in slightly better service times, or tcp, or aqm behavior,
> given tcp's requirement for two back to back packets
> to release an ack.

Why? Isn't that just equivalent to raising the quantum?


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